Tamron 70-210mm F4 Di VC USD Overview
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The Tamron 70-210 F4 Di VC USD is a telephoto zoom for full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs. It has 20 elements, three of which are low-dispersion, and an internal zoom mechanism. Its ports a ring-type Ultrasonic Silent Drive AF motor, Vibration Correction (up to 4 stops) and full-time manual focusing. The 70-210 has a minimum focus distance of 94cm/37in and a maximum magnification of 0.32X. The lens is dust and moisture-resistant and has a fluorine coating on the front element to fight off oil and fingerprints.
|Lens type||Zoom lens|
|Focal length||70–210 mm|
|Lens mount||Canon EF, Nikon F (FX)|
|Min focus||0.95 m (37.4″)|
|Weight||859 g (1.89 lb)|
|Length||175 mm (6.89″)|
The Tamron 70-210mm F4 represents a fantastic value in its segment. While it isn't the sharpest option for demanding uses and the ergonomics might turn some users off, the overall image quality, stabilization and inclusion of weather sealing make it a truly compelling option for Canon and Nikon DSLR users.
Good for: DSLR users looking to upgrade their kit telephoto zooms and those wanting to photograph moving subjects in good light, portrait shooters and outdoor events.
Not so good for: Those shooting in dim environments and need a wider aperture, those shooting on the highest megapixel bodies and need the best sharpness they can get.
13:04 (15 Jul, 2018)