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Tamron Co., Ltd. is a Japanese manufacturer of photographic lenses and optical components. Sony Corporation is a major shareholder in Tamron.
Originally founded in 1950 as Taisei Optical Manufacturing Company, Tamron has always been involved in the production of lenses for cameras and binoculars. In 1970, the company changed its name to Tamron. Tamron expanded beyond the Japanese market afterwards, establishing subsidiaries in the US, UK, and Hong Kong, etc.

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Photographic lenses remain the primary product that Tamron manufactures. Currently, it focuses on autofocus lenses for the Sony E-mount, Nikon F-mount, and Canon EF-mount. Among these, Tamron is best known for its all-in-one "super-zoom" lenses as well as high-quality large-aperture zoom lenses that are significantly more affordable that offerings from the competition.
Beyond photographic lenses, Tamron also manufactures lenses for camcorders, smartphones, CCTV cameras, and other commercial applications.

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Thumbnail of product Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Full-Frame Lens (A063)

Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Full-Frame Lens (A063)

Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 is the second-generation of Tamron's popular 28-75mm lens (Model A036). Retaining roughly the same physical dimensions of the original, the G2 lens features a redesigned optical system and updated autofocus system.Tam...
Thumbnail of product Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD Full-Frame Lens (A058)

Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD Full-Frame Lens (A058)

Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD is a large-aperture standard-telephoto zoom lens for the E-mount mirrorless system. It is the first E-mount lens to start its zoom range from a maximum aperture of f/2, even though at the long end the lens' maximu...
Thumbnail of product Tamron 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD APS-C Lens (B061)

Tamron 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD APS-C Lens (B061)

Tamron 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC RXD is an APS-C all-in-one super-zoom lens for Sony E-mount and Fuji X-mount mirrorless systems. It boasts an industry-first 16.6x zoom ratio that allows APS-C shooters to enjoy a 35mm-equivalent focal range of 27 ...
NEX score 77%
Thumbnail of product Tamron 150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD (A057) Lens

Tamron 150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD (A057) Lens

Tamron 150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD is a full-frame super-telephoto zoom lens for Sony's E-mount mirrorless system. It is another effort by the Japanese brand to tap into the upcoming Olympics with a lens that should interest enthusiasts.Compared to...
NEX score 75%
Thumbnail of product Tamron 11-20mm F/2.8 Di III-A RXD (B060) Lens

Tamron 11-20mm F/2.8 Di III-A RXD (B060) Lens

Tamron 11-20mm F/2.8 Di III-A RXD is an APS-C ultra-wide angle zoom lens that covers the full-frame-equivalent focal range of 16.5~30mm with a constant f/2.8 aperture. It complements the 17-70mm F/2.8 released in late 2020 as a compact two-lens kit. Co...
NEX score 80%
Thumbnail of product Tamron 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD Lens

Tamron 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD Lens

Tamron 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD is an APS-C all-in-one zoom lens for the E-mount mirrorless system. It covers the 25.5-105 mm full-frame-equivalent zoom range at a constant, bright f/2.8 aperture. It is Tamron's first high-speed zoom lens for mirr...
NEX score 72%

Articles

Thumbnail for article Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Review Rundown

Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Review Rundown

Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-F5.6 Di III RXD is a high quality superzoom that will suit all people who want to travel light with one zoom. Leveraging its unique experience in designing all-in-one zoom lenses, Tamron has managed to deliver good image quality an...
06 Jun 2021
Thumbnail for article Tamron 24mm F2.8 Review Rundown

Tamron 24mm F2.8 Review Rundown

Tamron 24mm f/2.8 is a very sharp lens with good flare resistance and the unique feature of 1:2 magnification. It is pretty slow to focus and also one of the hardest AF lenses to focus manually. Tamron's own zoom lens is an attractive alternative to th...
06 Jun 2021
Thumbnail for article Tamron 17-28mm F2.8 Review Rundown

Tamron 17-28mm F2.8 Review Rundown

As with Tamron's first E-mount lens, the 28-75mm F2.8, Tamron decided to give up a bit of zoom range to realize an affordable and compact yet fast wide-angle zoom. Performance on this lens is best at the wide end (17mm) where there is only little fall ...
06 Jun 2021
Thumbnail for article Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III (A056) Review Rundown

Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III (A056) Review Rundown

The Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III is a new take on a pro-level, constant-aperture telephoto zoom. Its focal range is a bit shorter than the typical 70-200mm, but Tamron's goal was to make a well-balanced lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras. The lens ...
22 Mar 2021

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