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Compare Leica TL 18-56mm F3.5-5.6 vs Tamron 17–70mm F2.8

Reviews

Neo score
61%
59%
Pros
  • Quite compact and lightweight
  • Simple, elegant design
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Decent build quality
Cons
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Not the highest grade of image quality

Price

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Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades, Circular diaphragm
Colors
Black
Form Factor
Standard Zoom Lens
Standard Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Mount
Leica L-mount
Fujifilm X-mount, Sony E-mount
Motor
Stepper motor
Stepper motor
Optical Formula | Elements
10 elements
16 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
7 groups
12 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
4 aspherical surfaces groups
Two GM (Glass Molded Aspherical) elements and one hybrid aspherical lens element. groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
52 mm / 2.05 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Diameter
63 mm / 2.48 in
75 mm / 2.95 in
Size | Length
60 mm / 2.36 in
120 mm / 4.72 in
Weight
256 g / 9.05 oz
530 g / 18.73 oz

Function

Angle Of View
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) / 28.9° Diagonal | 24.2° Horizontal | 16.3° Vertical (tele)
80.7° Diagonal | 70.4° Horizontal | 50.4° Vertical (wide) ~ 23.3° Diagonal | 19.5° Horizontal | 13.0° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/16
f/2.8
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
18 mm ~ 56 mm
17 mm ~ 70 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
27.0 mm ~ 84.0 mm
25.5 mm ~ 105.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
Yes
Weather Resistance
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.13x
Min Focus Distance
450 mm / 17.72 in
200 mm / 7.87 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2014-04-24
2022-06-16
Made In
Germany
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