Tamron SP 15-30mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 Announced, Priced $1,299, Available for Pre-Order

Tamron SP 15-30mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2

Tamron has just officially announced the new Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens for Canon and Nikon Full-Frame DSLRs. This new lens has an improved Vibration Correction system that reduces shake by up to 4.5 stops. Auto-focus performance has also refined thanks to a Dual Micro-Processing Unit and new algorithms. This second generation G2 lens costs $1,299, available for Pre-Order at B&H/ Adorama.


  1.  Super high-quality high-speed ultra-wideangle zoom lens
  2.  Newly developed AX Coating
  3.  High-speed, high-precision AF
  4.  VC promises sharp images for all varieties of shooting
  5.  Rear filter holder
  6.  Vastly improved highly durable Fluorine Coating
  7.  The new design provides greater operability and design consistency 
  8.  Compatible with TAMRON TAP-in ConsoleTM, an optional accessory
  9.  Moisture-Resistant Construction
  10.  Manufacturing innovation with thorough attention to details based on the rigorous quality standards worthy of the SP series

Tamron SP 15-30mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 imageBelow are the detailed specifications:

Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens Pre-Order at B&HAdorama
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 15–30 mm
Image stabilization Yes
CIPA Image stabilization rating 4.5 stop(s)
Lens mount Canon EF, Nikon F (FX)
Maximum aperture F2.8
Minimum aperture F22
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Elements 18
Groups 13
Special elements / coatings 2 eXpanded glass molded aspherical + 1 molded glass aspherical + 3 aspherical elements, Anti-reflection eXpand + BBAR + fluorine coatings
Minimum focus 0.28 m (11.02)
Maximum magnification 0.2×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Ring-type ultrasonic
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale Yes
DoF scale No
Weight 1110 g (2.45 lb)
Diameter 98 mm (3.86)
Length 145 mm (5.71)
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Power zoom No
Zoom lock No
Filter notes Canon version accepts rear gel filters
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar No

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