Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Sony Alpha

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$155
70-300 mm
autofocus 4.3x zoom lens
f/4-5.6
variable aperture
  • Generic motor Built-in focus motor
  • 1:2 (0.5) Macro

reviewswhat are people saying

"Dismounting and mounting us fast. Surprisingly also the focus is fast and good."

bhphotovideo.com

"Picture quality is excelent, zoom is great. Overall quality seems decent."

bhphotovideo.com

"The focus is a little slow at the end of the zoom and especially in macro mode but nothing unbearable at all."

bhphotovideo.com

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Pros

The Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Sony Alpha vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Max focal length Telephoto lens Help
300 mm
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$155.00
Zoom range Above average zoom range Help
4.3x

Cons

The Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Sony Alpha vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/4
Fixed aperture Variable aperture Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths

The Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Sony Alpha vs other Digital camera lenses

Magnification Poor macro Help
1:2 (0.5)
Wide minimum Poor narrowest aperture Help
f/5.6
Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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70 mm
Max focal length
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300 mm
above average above average
Zoom range
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4.3x
above average above average
Magnification
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1:2 (0.5)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/4
below average below average
Wide minimum
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f/5.6
below average below average
Tele maximum
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f/5.6
below average below average
Tele minimum
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f/5.6
below average below average

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
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Generic motor
Image stabilization
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None
Fisheye
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No
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Sony Alpha (Full-frame)
Length
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117 mm
Diameter
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76 mm
Filter size
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62 mm
Weight
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435 g

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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28.8°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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6.9°
above average above average
Wide vertical
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19.5°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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4.6°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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34.3°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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8.2°
above average above average

Angle of view (On Sony Alpha DT APS-C 1.5x crop cameras)

Wide horizontal
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19.1°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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4.5°
above average above average
Wide vertical
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12.9°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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3°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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22.9°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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5.4°
above average above average

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Showing 6 comments

Tino (2:06 PM, June 20, 2016)
yes it does
 
dennisj (4:24 PM, December 08, 2014)
Will this lens fit a Sony a37 DSLR?
 
Avatar for NAVEEN SHARMA NAVEEN SHARMA (3:57 PM, March 11, 2013)
Will this be good for A-390 DSLR SONY
 
senthil (7:28 AM, February 25, 2013)
will this fit the A290
 
Avatar for Ismael Zubairu Adams Ismael Zubairu Adams (8:52 PM, December 25, 2012)
No Nex 3 uses the E-Mount
 
Marty (6:56 PM, April 30, 2012)
Does this lens fit the Sony Nex-3?