Tamron SP 150-600mm Di VC Available For Pre-Order (ships Jan 2014)

Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 VC

B&H has the Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD available for pre-order for $1069. The lens is set to ship January 17, 2014.

  • Canon EF Lens Mount
  • Aperture Range: f/5 to f/40
  • Three Low Dispersion Glass Elements
  • eBAND and BBAR Coatings
  • VC Image Stabilization
  • Ultrasonic Silent Drive Autofocus Motor
  • Full-Time Manual Focus Mechanism
  • Nine-Blade Circular Diaphragm
  • Removable Tripod Mount
  • Includes SILKYPIX Developer Studio

Product description after the break.

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Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DI VC available In USA January 17 2014

 

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Tamron US press release:

Press Release

TAMRON LAUNCHES A REVOLUTIONARY NEW ULTRA-TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS FOR FULL-FRAME AND APS-C FORMAT DIGITAL SLR CAMERAS: SP 150-600MM F/5-6.3 DI VC USD (MODEL A011)

Cutting-edge eBAND Coating(1) and three LD (Low Dispersion) glass elements deliver superior imaging performance, while the latest built-in VC (Vibration Compensation)(2) system broadens users’ horizons in achieving sharper handheld photographs

Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DI VC

(1) The eBAND (Extended Bandwidth & Angular-Dependency) Coating is a new nanotechnology-based coating technique developed by Tamron to reduce unwanted reflection.
(2) VC (Vibration Compensation) is Tamron’s proprietary image stabilization mechanism.

December 13, 2013, Commack, N.Y. – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Morio Ono), a leading manufacturer of precision optics, has announced the release of an innovative ultra-telephoto zoom lens with a focal length range of 150mm to 600mm for full-frame and APS-C format DSLR cameras. The SP 150-600mm Di VC USD lens will be available in the USA on January 17, 2014.
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Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 VC Release Date and Price Announced (updated)

 

Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 VC

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Update: Tamron US press release here.

Tamron announced (translated) the release date and price of their new superzoom: the Tamron 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC. The lens is set to go on sale as pre-release in Japan on December 19, 2013 for 140.000 Yen (approx. $1300/€1000). Other countries will follow.

The Tamron 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC features the nanotechnology based, eBAND coating for better optical performance. The lens has 20 elements in 13 groups. Sample pics and more information can be seen on Sun-Photo‘s site. You can get notified when it can be pre-ordered or is in stock in the USA. The product brochure is available for download as PDF.

Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 VC
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