Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens Announced, Priced $1,199, Available for Pre-Order


Tamron has just officially announced the SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lensIt is the company’s second generation ‘standard’ zoom lens for full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs. It costs $1,199.00, $100 cheaper than new announced Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art lens. This new lens start shipping in September for Canon EF mount, and in August for Nikon F mount.

  • Tamron SP 24-70mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2–Pre-OrderB&H/ Adorama

Detailed specifications:

Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 24–70 mm
Image stabilization Yes (5 stops)
Lens mount Canon EF, Nikon F (FX)
Maximum aperture F2.8
Minimum aperture F22
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Elements 17
Groups 12
Special elements / coatings 2 XR, 3 LD, 3 GM aspherical, 1 aspherical elements + eBAND and fluorine coatings
Minimum focus 0.38 m (14.96)
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 905 g (2.00 lb)
Diameter 88 mm (3.46)
Length 111 mm (4.37)
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Power zoom No
Zoom lock Yes
Filter thread 82.0 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar No

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