Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD vs Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM – Comparison

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD vs Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM – Comparison

Japanese website Photosku has published the specs and size comparison of new announced Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD vs Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM lens.

This is the Tamron’s first ever lens for the Sony full-frame E-mount system. Tamron claims the lens will offer excellent optical performance and high-quality bokeh. An ‘RXD’ stepping motor autofocus unit provides quiet operation for video applications, and the whole thing will be moisture-resistant.

Photosku published the specs of the Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD (B&H) compared to the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM (Amazon) lens. Tamron says this lens is designed to compete against the Sony equivalent.

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD vs Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM

Check out the size and specs comprison of the Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD vs Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM lenses.

product nameTamron 28-75 mm F / 2.8 Di III RXD (Model A 036)Sony FE 24 – 70 mm F 2.8 GM (SEL 2470 GM)
Release dateTo be determinedApril 28, 2016
priceTo be determinedAbout 230,000 yen
mountSony E
seriesDi seriesG Master Series
typezoom
sensorFull size
Lens typeMirror less
Focal length28 – 75 mm24 to 70 mm
Focal length on APS-C machine (converted to 1.5 times)42 – 112.5 mm36 – 105 mm
auto focus
AF motorStepping motor RXD (Rapid eXTRA-silent stepping Drive)Direct drive SSM (DDSSM)
Manual focus○ (Direct manual focus DMF compatible)
ApertureF 2.8F 2.8 to 22
Number of diaphragm bladesUnpublished9 sheets
Lens configurationUnpublished13 groups 18 sheets
Lens configurationUnpublishedOne very high aspherical XA (extreme aspherical) lens, two aspheric lenses, one ED (special low dispersion) glass, one super ED glass
coatingUnpublishedNano AR coating
Fluorine coatingUnpublished
Shortest shooting distanceWide end: 0.19 m, Tele end: 0.39 m0.38 m
Maximum shooting magnificationUnpublished0.24 times
Angle of viewUnpublished84 – 34 °
Filter sizeUnpublished82 mm
HoodedUnpublishedFloral bayonet type ALC-SH 141
Image Stabilizer
TeleconverterUnpublished
Lens buttonUnpublishedFocus hold button, focus mode switch (AF / MF selector switch), zoom lock switch
Dustproof and drip-proof structureSimple drip-proof structure, antifouling coatConsideration designed
Maximum diameterUnpublished87.6 mm
length117.8 mm136 mm
weight550 g886 g

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via: Photosku