Tamron 17-50mm f/4 Di III VXD lens for Sony E-mount: additional information leaked online

Two weeks ago Tamron announced the development of a new 17-50mm f/4 Di III VXD lens for Sony E-mount. The official release date will be October 19, 2023, Some additional pictures and technical details of the new lens have been leaked online already:

  • The world's first 17-50mm lens that covers from ultra-wide angle to standard range
  • Advanced optical performance and rich bokeh at F4
  • High-speed, high-precision AF with excellent quietness, ideal for video and still image shooting
  • Model: A068
  • Focal length: 17-50mm
  • Aperture value: F4-F22
  • Aperture blades: 9 circular apertures
  • Lens configuration: 15 elements in 13 groups: 3 LD lenses, 1 GM lens, 2 hybrid aspheric lenses
  • Shortest shooting distance: 0.19-0.3m
  • Maximum shooting magnification: 1:4.6 - 1:3.8
  • Filter diameter: 67mm
  • Size: φ74.8×114.4mm
  • Weight: 460g
  • Dustproof and splashproof: Yes
  • AF: VXD
  • Image stabilization: Not installed
  • Other functions:
    ・BBAR-G2 coating
    ・Fluorine coating (front/back)
    ・TAMRON Lens Utility
    ・Inner zoom

MTF charts and lens design diagram:

Additional pictures:

Tamron announces the development of a 17-50mm f/4 Di III VXD lens for Sony E-mount


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