Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Ultra Wide Lens from Tamron for Sony DSLR

Tamron announced the availability of the SP AF10-24mm F3.5-4.5 Di II (Model B001) for Sony … and Pentax.  This lens was initially launched with the Nikon mount about 6 months ago and with the Canon mount earlier this year.  Tamron Japan has announced it’s availability for the Sony mount from next weekend onwards.


Specifications from Tamron (US) site.

  • Lens Construction (Groups/Elements) - 9/12
  • Angle of View (Equivalent to APS-C size)
    • Diagonal - 108°44'-60°20'
    • Horizontal - 98°28'-51°36'
    • Vertical - 75°19'-35°29'
  • Diaphragm Blade Number - 7
  • Maximum Aperture - F/3.5-4.5
  • Minimum Focus Distance - 0.24m (9.4")
  • Macro Magnification Ratio - 1:5.1 (at f=24mm, MFD:0.24m)
  • Filter Diameter - ø77
  • Weight - 406g (14.3oz.)
  • Diameter x Length - ø83.2mm x 86.5mm (3.1in x 3.9in)
  • Accessory - Flower-shaped Lens hood

Press release (translated with google translate).


kuanhoong said...

hmm nihongo ga wakarimasu ka..

sugoi ne!!

Ian Tan said...

wakarimasen sensei ...

Anonymous said...

is this lens compatible with sony

Ian Tan said...

Unfortunately, this is a "Digital" lens, so it is not suitable for the Full-Frame A900.