The world’s smallest and lightest1 telephoto zoom in the 70-200mm telephoto zoom class has evolved to G2 level. The TAMRON 70-180mm F/2.8 Di III VC VXD G2 (Model A065) is a fast-aperture telephoto zoom lens for Sony full-frame E-mount with astounding portability and superb image quality.
- 1. The world’s smallest and lightest F2.8 tele-zoom lens fits comfortably in your hand
- 2. The amazing performance of the fast F2.8 aperture captures the world in vivid detail
- 3. Capture your vision with fast and precise AF and improved tracking performance
- 4. TAMRON’s proprietary VC mechanism empowers mobility
- 5. MOD (Minimum Object Distance) of 0.3m (11.8in) opens new possibilities
- 6. Compatible with TAMRON Lens Utility™ software
- 7. Enhanced overall lens design for user-friendly operation
- 8. Pursue a wide range of photography with a lineup of lenses that all have the same 67mm filter diameter
- 9. Built with Mirrorless in Mind
- 10. Additional Features
The world’s smallest and lightest1 F2.8 tele-zoom lens fits comfortably in your hand
1 Among full-frame compatible fast-aperture F2.8 telephoto zoom lenses equipped with Vibration Compensation (As of August, 2023: TAMRON)
2 When an APS-C camera is used, the focal length is 105-270mm (full-frame equivalent).
The amazing performance of the fast F2.8 aperture captures the world in vivid detail
Capture your vision with fast and precise AF and improved tracking performance
TAMRON’s proprietary VC mechanism empowers mobility
MOD (Minimum Object Distance) of 0.3m (11.8in) opens new possibilities
Compatible with TAMRON Lens Utility™ software
3 Android is a trademark of Google LLC.
4 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.
5 Lens firmware updates are not supported with the Mobile version. Performing firmware updates requires the TAMRON Lens Utility for PC and a computer.
TAMRON Lens Utility ＞
Enhanced overall lens design for user-friendly operation
Go to the design concept page ＞
Pursue a wide range of photography with a lineup of lenses that all have the same 67mm filter diameter
* The lineup of lenses that share the same filter diameter of 67mm for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless Mirrorless Lenses with 67mm filter diamter ›
Built with Mirrorless in Mind
- Eye AF
- Direct Manual Focus (DMF)
- In-camera lens correction (shading, chromatic aberration, distortion)
- AF Assist
* Features vary by camera. Please consult your camera’s instruction manual for details.
* Please update the firmware to the latest version.
* As of August, 2023
|Angle of View
(for full-frame mirrorless format)
|Optical Construction||20 elements in 15 groups|
|0.3m (11.8in) (WIDE) /
0.85m (33.5in) (TELE)
|1:2.6 (WIDE) / 1:4.7 (TELE)|
|Aperture Blades**||9 (circular diaphragm)|
|Standard Accessory||Flower-shaped hood, Lens caps|
|Price||$1,299 USD / $1,699 CAD|
* Length is the distance from the front end of the lens to the lens mount face.
** The circular diaphragm stays almost perfectly circular up to two stops down from maximum aperture.
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.
October 12th, 2023
Optical Construction (20 elements in 15 groups)
MTF (Modulation Transfer Function) curves describe to what extent the tested lens can faithfully reproduce contrast of the subject in images it captures.
The closer the 10 lp/mm (line pairs per millimeter) curve (the thick line for low frequency) in an MTF chart to "1" of the vertical axis (the higher up), the higher the contrast reproduction performance of the tested lens will be. The closer the 30 lp/mm curve (the thin line for high frequency) to "1" (the higher up), the higher the resolving power and thus the subjective sharpness of the lens will be.
Lens performance differs depending upon directions. Solid lines show performance in the sagittal (radial) direction while dotted lines indicate performance in the meridional (circumferential) direction. When sharp lenses capable of delivering uniform optical performance over the entire image field are tested, MTF charts show curves plotted in good balance.
Performance characteristics of photographic lenses cannot be expressed with only MTF charts. There are other factors that are expressed in different methods, such as taste of softness and degrees of compensation of various aberrations. But you can use MTF charts as a scale to measure lens performance.
Live Photos [with EXIF data]Click on the photo to see the original image
- Camera：Sony α7R IV
- Focal length：70mm
- Shutter speed：1/125sec
- Image size：9455px × 6303px (42.8MB)
- Camera：Sony α1
- Focal length：92mm
- Shutter speed：1/80sec
- Image size：5760px × 8640px (22.4MB)