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Compare Nikon 70-200mm F2.8E vs Tamron 50-400mm F4.5-6.3

Reviews

Neo score
69%
59%
Pros
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Versatile focal range
Cons
  • Long barrel
  • On the heavy side
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Long & heavy
  • Questionable image quality of a superzoom

Price

MSRP
2350 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
9 blades, rounded aperture blades
Colors
Black
Form Factor
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Lens Mount
Nikon F-mount
Sony E-mount, Sony E-mount
Material
Magnesium alloy
Motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Linear Motor
Optical Formula | Elements
22 elements
24 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
18 groups
18 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
6 ED, 1 Fluorite, 1 HRI element + Nano Crystal & Fluorine coatings groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
77 mm / 3.03 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Diameter
89 mm / 3.50 in
89 mm / 3.50 in
Size | Length
203 mm / 7.99 in
183 mm / 7.20 in
Weight
1430 g / 50.53 oz
1155 g / 40.81 oz

Function

Angle Of View
34.4° Diagonal | 28.8° Horizontal | 19.5° Vertical (wide) ~ 12.4° Diagonal | 10.3° Horizontal | 6.9° Vertical (tele)
46.8° Diagonal | 39.6° Horizontal | 27.0° Vertical (wide) ~ 6.2° Diagonal | 5.2° Horizontal | 3.4° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/4.5–6.3 ~ f/22–32
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
70 mm ~ 200 mm
50 mm ~ 400 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes
Zoom Type
Internal zoom
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.21x
0.5x
Min Focus Distance
1100 mm / 43.31 in
250 mm / 9.84 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2016-10-19
2022-08-24
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