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Spectacular optical performance that inspires creativity

Outstanding resolution and superb overall performance in a lightweight and compact zoom lens. The 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 (Model A063) is a fast-aperture standard zoom lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Sony camera lens is the successor to the popular 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD (Model A036), the lens that flipped conventional thinking about standard zoom lenses upside down.
High definition and spectacular image quality are the key areas of advancements. The 28-75mm F2.8 G2 features a redesigned optical system but maintains a size similar to its predecessor. The lens provides exceptionally good optical performance, edge-to-edge across the frame, throughout the entire zoom range, along with the soft, beautiful bokeh effects that are distinctive to fast-aperture lenses.
The AF drive is equipped with TAMRON’s linear motor focus mechanism VXD (Voice-coil eXtreme-torque Drive) to enable high speed, high precision auto-focusing. Closeup shooting capabilities have also been improved and achieve an MOD (Minimum Object Distance) of 0.18m (7.1in) at the 28mm wide end, and a maximum magnification ratio of 1:2.7.
The exciting 28-75mm F2.8 G2 zoom lens is equipped with the features that enable users to easily perform customization and firmware updates themselves. For example, users can reverse the direction of the focus ring during manual focus.
Additionally, TAMRON has adopted a new design with improved ergonomics and revised the coating of the lens exterior to improve scratch resistance. The filter size is 67mm, which is standard among TAMRON's fast-aperture zoom lens series and enables the sharing of lens caps, filters, and other accessories.
In addition to features such as Moisture-Resistant Construction and a protective Fluorine Coating, the lens supports various features built into Sony full frame mirrorless cameras, including Eye AF, in-camera lens corrections (shading, chromatic aberration, distortion) and more.
Taken altogether, the enhanced features create a potent, everyday zoom lens befitting the very latest generation of Sony full frame mirrorless cameras, also for Nikon Z mount, a lens that draws you a giant step closer to maximizing your enjoyment of photography.

Spectacular Optical Performance

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

Lightweight and compact lens body

The 28-75mm F2.8 G2 is a fast-aperture standard zoom lens, and a remarkably compact and lightweight design, just 117.6mm (4.6in) [2] long, with a maximum diameter of 75.8mm and weight of only 540g (19oz) [2]. With a size that is easy to carry and a weight that’s well-suited for handheld shooting for extended periods, the 28-75mm F2.8 G2 will likely become your best choice for travel, street shooting, everyday carry, and spontaneous photo opportunities.

[2] Length and weight are based on the Sony-mount camera lens.

Lightweight and compact

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.

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

TAMRON Lens Utility™ expands the possibilities of still photography and video shooting

The 28-75mm F2.8 G2 is compatible with the dedicated TAMRON Lens Utility software developed in-house by TAMRON that empowers users to easily update the lens to the latest firmware without going through the camera[3], and includes functions to support focusing operations and other actions when shooting still images or video. By utilizing a wide range of functions[4], users can expand the breadth of expression in still images and video. For example, A-B Focus allows users to limit focusing to two pre-set focus points, shifting focus from one subject to another with just a click of the Focus Set Button. Users can also choose between Linear and Non-linear, which affects how the focus shifts during manual focusing.

[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.
Lens firmware updates are not supported with the Mobile version. Performing firmware updates requires the TAMRON Lens Utility for PC and a computer.
[4] The ring function (Focus/Aperture) is not supported for Nikon Z mount.

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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.

Unified 67mm filter size

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 full-frame mirrorless
Mirrorless Lenses with 67mm filter diameter ›

Lenses with 67mm filter

Built with Mirrorless in Mind

■ For Sony E-mount includes:
・Fast Hybrid AF
・Eye AF
・Direct Manual Focus (DMF)
・In-camera lens correction (shading, chromatic aberration, distortion)

■ For Nikon Z mount includes:
・Hybrid AF
・Eye AF
・M/A Mode
・ In-camera lens correction (shading, chromatic aberration, distortion)

* Features vary by camera. Please consult your camera’s instruction manual for details.
* As of February, 2024

Technical Information


Model A063
Focal Length 28-75mm
Maximum Aperture F2.8
Angle of View
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 / 4.6in (Sony)
119.8mm / 4.7in (Nikon)
Weight 540g / 19oz (Sony)
550g / 19.4oz (Nikon)
Aperture Blades 9 (circular diaphragm)**
Minumum Aperture F22
Standard Accessory Flower-shaped hood, Lens caps
Mount Sony E-mount, Nikon Z mount
Format Full-Frame Mirrorless***
Price Sony: $899 USD / $1,199 CAD
Nikon: $999 USD / $1,399 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.
This product is developed, manufactured, and sold under the license agreement with Nikon Corporation.

Release Date
October 28, 2021 (Sony)
April 18, 2024 (Nikon)

MTF Chart Guide


MTF at 28mm
MTF at 75mm

Optical Construction (17 elements in 15 groups)

Optical Construction


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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