Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Canon EF

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Canon EF
$767 - $1,099
24-70 mm
autofocus 2.9x zoom lens
f/2.8
fixed aperture
  • Tamron VC Image stabilized
  • Tamron USD Built-in focus motor

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Full frame

This lens is compatible with Full frame cameras such as the Canon 5D Mark IV, Canon EOS-1D X Mark II and Canon 5DS.

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
73.7 - 28.8°
horizontal angle of view
24-70mm
35mm equivalent focal length

APS-C (1.6x crop factor)

This lens is compatible with APS-C (1.6x crop factor) cameras such as the Canon Rebel T6, Canon T6i and Canon EOS 80D.

Canon EOS Rebel T6
49.8 - 18.1°
horizontal angle of view
38.5-113mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Canon EF vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Image stabilization More advanced image stabilization Help
Tamron VC
Fixed aperture Fixed aperture Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Min focal length Great wide angle lens Help
24 mm

Cons

The Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Canon EF vs other Digital camera lenses

Focus motor Lacks a silent focus motor Help
Louder and slower
Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Max focal length Poor telephoto lens Help
70 mm

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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24 mm
Max focal length
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70 mm
Zoom range
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2.9x
Magnification
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Unknown

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/2.8
Wide minimum
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f/22
Tele maximum
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f/2.8
Tele minimum
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f/22

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
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Tamron USD
below average below average
Image stabilization
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Tamron VC
above average above average
Fisheye
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No
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Canon EF (Full-frame)
Length
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117 mm
Diameter
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89 mm
Filter size
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82 mm
Weight
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0.8 kg

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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73.7°
Telephoto horizontal
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28.8°
Wide vertical
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53.1°
Telephoto vertical
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19.5°
Wide diagonal
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84.1°
Telephoto diagonal
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34.3°

Angle of view (On Canon EF-S APS-C 1.5x crop cameras)

Wide horizontal
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52.4°
Telephoto horizontal
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19.1°
Wide vertical
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36.4°
Telephoto vertical
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12.9°
Wide diagonal
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61.2°
Telephoto diagonal
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22.9°

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Nate (8:50 PM, May 06, 2012)
I purchased the Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 VC on 5/4/12 for $12889.00.  Unlike my Tamron 17-50mm f2.8 VC, this lens has very good noise and CA control.  The focus IQ is much improved and the VC is truly impressive.  It is sharper and has less distortion than any Canon 24-70mm f2.8 (series one) that I have tried to date.  It is also sharper than my Canon 24-105mm f4 and my Canon 17-55mm f2.8.  On a full-frame, this lens by Canon standard is not a true 70mm.  It is more like 66-67mm.  However, it compensates by being brighter at f2.8. This lens seems to be at it's best from f2.8 to f7.1.  It gets just a little bit softer at f8. I am very happy with the performance of this lens.  Into my camera bag it goes with my Canon 70-200mm f2.8L IS II and 70-300mm f2.8L IS.