Tamron AF 18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II LD Aspherical (IF) Macro

Lens | Canon EF-S, Nikon F (DX), Pentax KAF, Sony/Minolta Alpha
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Tamron 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DI-ll (IF) LD Macro lens review
By: Jon Tarrant, What Digital Camera (Jan 1, 2010)

The 18-250mm’s compact size is likely to give it particular appeal for those who want an easy-to-carry all-purpose lens. However, in the middle of 2008 Tamron brought out an 18-270mm lens with in-built vibration compensation, which is an all-round better zoom (albeit a costlier one). This 18-250mm is simply a smaller, lighter and more affordable option.

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Review of Tamron 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II LD Aspherical IF Macro AF
By: SLR Gear

We tend not to expect much from "vacation" zooms, so were pleasantly surprised by the Tamron 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II LD Aspherical IF Macro AF. It maintained good center sharpness across its entire focal length range, softness in the corners was average to better than average, and things flattened out nicely when we stopped it down just a bit. Other optical characteristics are in line with the...

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