Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 VC Release Date and Price Announced (updated)

 

Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 VC

Source: digicame-info

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
Image above source: DicaHub

Tamron Announces 150-600mm f/5-6.3 VC Superzoom (Update)

150-600mm

Update: thanks to reader Steve, here is last year’s patent for the lens.

We thought it was an already amazing 150-500mm lens but Tamron surprised us with a even broader zoom range: 150-600mm, and it has image stabilization (VC).

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.

Specifications and press release after the break.

Click here to open the rest of the article