Tamron SP AF 180mm F/3.5 Di LD (IF) Macro vs. Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm F2.8G ED

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Jan 29, 2008
 
Prime lens
Prime lens
35mm FF
35mm FF
180 mm
60 mm
No
No
Canon EF, Nikon F (FX), Sony/Minolta Alpha
Nikon F (FX)
 
F3.5
F2.8
F32
F32
Yes
No
7
9
 
rounded blades
 
14
12
11
9
 
1 ED glass lens, 2 aspherical lenses, 1 with Nano Crystal Coat
 
0.47 m (18.5)
0.19 m (7.28)
Yes
Yes
Micromotor
Ultrasonic
Yes
Yes
Internal
Internal
screw drive for Nikon and Sony Minolta mount
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
920 g (2.03 lb)
425 g (0.94 lb)
85 mm (3.34)
73 mm (2.87)
166 mm (6.52)
89 mm (3.5)
 
Plastic barrel, metal mount
Black
Black
 
Rotary (internal)
72 mm
62 mm
filter effect control (FEC)
 
Yes
Yes
 
HB-42
Yes
No