Tamron Formally Announced The Development of The Tamron 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD


We had this press release the other day with a less accurate translation. Today Tamron formally announced the development of the Tamron 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD so the official text is below:

Tamron Co., Ltd. (President: Shiro Asaka, Head Office: Saitama City), a comprehensive optical equipment manufacturer, is a 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di telephoto zoom lens compatible with 35mm full-size mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras. We are pleased to announce the development of the “III RXD (Model A047)” (hereinafter Model A047).

Product name 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD (Model A047)
Sony E mount (35mm full size compatible)
Release date Scheduled to be released in the fall of 2020
Suggested retail price Undecided

Model A047 is the first telephoto zoom that covers 300mm for our full-size mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera. Based on the concept of “I want you to enjoy telephoto easily”, it is a 300mm class full-size mirrorless telephoto zoom lens with a length of 148mm, a maximum diameter of φ77mm, a mass of 545g and the world’s smallest and lightest * . High image quality is also realized.

In addition, a simple drip-proof structure has been adopted for outdoor photography. The filter diameter is 67 mm, which is the same as our full-size mirrorless lens series. It also supports various camera functions such as “Fast Hybrid AF” and “Eyes AF” that are installed in Sony cameras, and has a full range of functions to support comfortable shooting. This is a highly practical lens that makes it easier than ever to enjoy telephoto shooting for landscape photography, sports, airplanes, railways, sports events, and more.
*In a telephoto zoom lens for 300mm class full size mirrorless. (As of July 2020. According to Tamron)

Main features

  1. The world’s smallest and lightest compact telephoto zoom that makes the world of telephoto familiar
  2. Achieves excellent optical performance with high resolution and good aberration correction
  3. Equipped with a stepping motor unit “RXD” that excels in quietness and enables high-speed and precise AF
  4. Equipped with a simple drip-proof structure with sealing applied to the main parts of the lens barrel

*Since this is a product under development, specifications, appearance, performance, etc. may be changed without notice.

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