Tamron has released details of the 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD (Model B028), the first ultra-telephoto zoom lens to reach an 18-400 extended range for APS-C DSLR cameras.


Tamron has used a new optical design with “breakthrough technologies” that enable the new lens to cover 18mm wide-angle up to a telephoto zoom range of 400mm (35mm equivalent of 620mm) and a 22.2x zoom ratio.

Attractively priced at AU$999, the Tamron 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD has a light, compact body (121.4mm/705g) and an HLD (High/Low torque modulated Drive) for the AF system and the Vibration Compensation system.

Model: B028
Focal Length: 18-400mm
Maximum Aperture: F/3.5-6.3
Angle of View (diagonal): 75 °33′ – 4 ° (for APS-C format)
Optical Construction: 16 elements in 11 groups
Minimum Object Distance: 0.45m (17.7 in) (The minimum object distance may change if camera is used in live view mode.)
Maximum Magnification Ratio: 1:2.9
Filter Size: φ72mm
Maximum Diameter: φ79mm
Length**: for Canon 123.9mm (4.9 in); for Nikon 121.4mm (4.8 in) Length is the distance from the front tip of the lens to the lens mount face.
Weight: for Canon 710g (25 oz); for Nikon 705g (24.9 oz)
Aperture Blades: 7 (circular diaphragm)
Minimum Aperture: F/22-40
Image Stabilization Performance: 2.5stops (CIPA Standards Compliant)
(For Canon : EOS-80D is used / For Nikon: D7200 is used)
Standard Accessories : Flower-shaped lens hood, Lens caps
Compatible Mounts: Canon, Nikon  

The Tamron 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD (Model B028) RRP is  AU$999. It will be available in Australia mid July.

See more details on the Tamron 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD (Model B028) here: www.tamron.com.au