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Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens for Sony E-mount

Spectacular optical performance that inspires creativity

The Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 is a fast-aperture standard zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras, delivers outstanding resolution and superb overall performance in a lightweight and compact zoom lens. Optimized for the latest full-frame mirrorless cameras, the lens provides exceptional optical performance with the soft, beautiful bokeh effects that are distinctive to fast-aperture lenses. The exciting Tamron 28-75mm is equipped with new, groundbreaking features that enable users to easily perform customization and firmware updates themselves.
The enhanced features of this G2 lens create a potent, everyday zoom lens befitting the very latest generation of mirrorless cameras, a lens that draws you a giant step closer to maximizing your enjoyment of photography. Find yours at a Tamron dealer today.

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Outstanding high-resolution performance delivers an unprecedented photo experience

With the goal of producing outstanding high image quality befitting a new fast-aperture zoom lens, TAMRON redesigned the optical design in the new 28-75mm F2.8 G2 from scratch. The optical construction of the Model A063 deploys 17 elements in 15 groups. To minimize optical aberrations to an extreme degree, two LD (Low Dispersion) and GM (Glass Molded Aspherical) lens elements are used in an optimal arrangement. The lens demonstrates high resolving power to the edges of the frame at all focal lengths, while also offering the soft and beautiful bokeh that is distinctive to fast-aperture lenses. The image quality shows marked improvements over the 1st-generation Model A036. The 28-75mm F2.8 G2 retains the same light weight and compact size while achieving significant improvements to resolution and overall performance across the entire zoom range. The new standard zoom is ideal for a wide range of photographic genres from street photography and portraiture to landscapes and general family events like vacations and holidays.

Outstanding performance Outstanding performance
Camera: Sony α7R III Focal length: 64mm Exposure: F2.8 1/40sec ISO 100

Capture all the action with high-speed, high-precision AF

The AF drive system is equipped with VXD linear motor focus mechanism. VXD is exceptionally responsive and operates at high speed with great precision. The AF speed marks approximately twice1 as fast as the 1st-generation Model A036. With reliable, speedy focusing from the MOD to infinity and extremely good focus tracking, you are ready for those important moments even when photographing fast-moving subjects. Moreover, the AF drive motor is very quiet, making it ideal for still photography and videography when shooting in conditions where near-silence is required.

1 Compared to RXD (Rapid eXtra-silent stepping Drive) used in Model A036

Achieves an MOD of 0.18m (7.1 in) and maximum magnification ratio of 1:2.7

Close focusing has also been improved. The MOD of the 28-75mm F2.8 G2 is 0.18m (7.1 in) at the wide 28mm end, an improvement over the 1st-generation Model A036. This allows photographers to capture powerful shots that emphasize the perspective effects unique to wide-angle photography when shooting close-ups. The working distance becomes about 4.4cm (1.7 in) at the MOD. The maximum magnification ratio is 1:2.7. Get closer to any subject and enjoy the world of wide macro photography. In addition, at the telephoto end the MOD is 0.38m (15 in). The magnification ratio when using the longer 75mm focal length is 1:4.1, enabling close-up shooting with greater working distance.

MOD
Camera: Sony α7R III Focal length: 28mm Exposure: F2.8 1/100sec ISO 100

Proprietary software tool TAMRON Lens Utility™ for lens function customization

The 2nd-generation Model A063 is compatible with the new ‘TAMRON Lens Utility’ software (for PC/ for devices with Android™ [2] OS) originally and uniquely developed by TAMRON[3]. Users can customize the lens functions and update the firmware[4] through the lens. In addition, by using the Mobile version, Focus Preset and A-B Focus can be operated remotely without touching the lens. The personal customization gives flexible shooting options to match the still photography or videography shooting situation.

[2] Android is a trademark of Google LLC.
[3] To connect your PC and lens, use the TAMRON Connection Cable (USB Type-A to Type-C/ Model CC-150, or USB Type-C to Type-C/ Model CC-350) sold separately.
To connect your smartphone and lens, use the TAMRON Connection Cable (USB Type-C to Type-C/ Model CC-350) sold separately.
[4] Lens firmware updates are not supported with the Mobile version. Performing firmware updates requires the TAMRON Lens Utility for PC and a computer.


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New 2nd-generation lens design improves both operation and ergonomics

The all-new 28-75mm F2.8 G2 incorporates a new design that becomes the hallmark of TAMRON lenses introduced in the future. In constant pursuit of improving products in every way possible, TAMRON considered customer feedback and reviewed each part and component of the lens down to the finest details. As a result, TAMRON has enhanced both the operation and tactile presentation of the lens.

Pursue a wide range of photography with a lineup of lenses that all have the same 67mm filter diameter

Great things come in compact packages! This lineup* includes other lenses that share the same filter diameter of 67mm. Lenses in this series feature small and light designs suitable for pairing with mirrorless cameras, and the filter diameter of each lens is the same 67mm. In addition to providing excellent portability when carrying multiple lenses, costly Polarizers, ND and other filters can be used interchangeably. Plus, the hassle of looking for different-sized lens caps when switching lenses has been eliminated. In addition to outstanding optical quality, you will enjoy the highest level of convenience across the entire lineup.

* The lineup of lenses that share the same filter diameter of 67mm for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless
Mirrorless Lenses with 67mm filter diameter ›

Lenses with 67mm filter

Built with Mirrorless in Mind

・Fast Hybrid AF
・Eye AF
・Direct Manual Focus (DMF)
・In-camera lens correction (shading, chromatic aberration, distortion)
* Features vary by camera. Please consult your camera’s instruction manual for details.
* As of August, 2021

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Technical Information

Specifications

Model A063
Focal Length 28-75mm
Maximum Aperture F2.8
Angle of View
(diagonal)
75°23'- 32°11'
(for full-frame mirrorless format)
Optical Construction 17 elements in 15 groups
Minimum Object Distance 0.18m (7.1 in) (WIDE) /
0.38m (15 in) (TELE)
Maximum Magnification Ratio 1:2.7 (WIDE) / 1:4.1 (TELE)
Filter Size φ67mm
Maximum Diameter φ75.8mm
Length* 117.6mm (4.6 in)
Weight 540g (19 oz)
Aperture Blades 9 (circular diaphragm)**
Minumum Aperture F22
Standard Accessory Flower-shaped hood, Lens caps
Mount Sony E-mount
Format Full-Frame Mirrorless***
Price $899 USD / $1,199 CAD

* Length is the distance from the front tip of the lens to the lens mount face.
** The circular diaphragm stays almost perfectly circular up to two stops down from maximum aperture.
*** will fit APS-C mirrorless

Specifications, appearance, functionality, etc. are subject to change without prior notice.

This product is developed, manufactured and sold based on the specifications of E-mount which was disclosed by Sony Corporation under the license agreement with Sony Corporation.

Release Date
October 28th, 2021

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MTF at 28mm
MTF at 75mm

Optical Construction (17 elements in 15 groups)

Optical Construction

Accessories

Front Cap
Lens Cap (CF67II)
Supplied Accessory
Lens Hood
Lens Hood (HA063)
Supplied Accessory
Connection Cable (Model CC-150)
Connection Cable (Model CC-150)
Optional Accessory
Connection Cable (Model CC-350)
Connection Cable (USB Type C to Type C/Model CC-350) Optional Accessory
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