Tamron 18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD (Model B008TS) officially announced

Tamron 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 DiII VC PZD TS

Tamron press release:

Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka; Headquarters: Saitama City), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces launch in the Japanese market of “18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD (Model B008TS),” now equipped with fluorine coating and with its external design renovated from “18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD (Model B008),” launched in 2010 as a high-power zoom lens exclusively for APS-C format digital SLR cameras.

Product Highlights

  • External design renovated
  • The zoom ring and focus ring using linear-based grid patterns and the brand ring in tungsten silver create an external design with a high-grade feel.
  • Equipped with fluorine coating to improve user-friendliness for the lens
  • The front surface of the lens element is coated with a protective fluorine compound that is water- and oil-repellant. The lens surface is easier to wipe clean and is less vulnerable to the damaging effects of dirt, dust, moisture and fingerprints.


Model B008TS
Focal Length 18-270mm
Maximum Aperture F/3.5-6.3
Angle of View(diagonal) 75°33′-5°55′
Optical Construction 16 elements in 13 groups
Minimum Object Distance 0.49m(19.3 in)
Maximum Magnification Ratio 1:3.8
Filter size Φ62mm
Maximum Diameter Φ74.4mm
Length* for Canon 90.5mm (3.6 in)
for Nikon 88mm (3.5 in)
Weight for Canon and Nikon 450g(15.9 oz)
Aperture Blades 7
Minimum Aperture F/22-40
Standard Accessories Lens hood, Lens caps
Compatible Mounts Canon, Nikon
  • Specifications, appearance, functionality, etc. are subject to change without prior notice.
  • * Length is the distance from the front tip of the lens to the lens mount face.

Tamron 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 DiII VC PZD TS specs and image leaked

Tamron 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 DiII VC PZD TS
The upcoming Tamron 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 DiII VC PZD TS

Specifications and an image if the upcoming Tamron 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 DiII VC PZD TS leaked at Nokishita Camera. The announcement of the 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 DiII VC PZD TS is expected for tomorrow, September 8th (and not September 6th, as previously rumored).

  • Model B008TS
  • Renewed 18-270mm F / 3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD of exterior design
  • Newly equipped with the anti-fouling coat
  • For Canon for Nikon
  • Announcement Date: September 6
  • Release Date: September 8

The new 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 DiII VC PZD TS seems to have a new kind of coating. The lens is going to replace the Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 VC PZD.

Tamron just announced another lens, the Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2, and it can be pre-ordered at $1,399: Adorama | B&H Photo

[via Nokishita Camera]

Tamron set to announce 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD TS lens on September 6

Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 VC PZD
Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 VC PZD

It seems Tamron is set to announce another lens soon, after the Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2.

We expect Tamron to announce the 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD TS on September 6. The lens will come with Canon and Nikon mount.

The lens is going to replace the Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 VC PZD.

Stay tuned…

[via Nokishita Camera]