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Compare Tamron 18-400mm F/3.5-6.3 vs Leica TL 18-56mm F3.5-5.6 vs Tamron 17–70mm F2.8

Reviews

Neo score
60%
61%
59%
Pros
  • Extreme zoom range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Quite compact and lightweight
  • Simple, elegant design
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Decent build quality
Cons
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Not the highest grade of image quality

Price

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Construction

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

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
72 mm / 2.83 in
52 mm / 2.05 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Diameter
79 mm / 3.11 in
63 mm / 2.48 in
75 mm / 2.95 in
Size | Length
124 mm / 4.88 in
60 mm / 2.36 in
120 mm / 4.72 in
Weight
710 g / 25.09 oz
256 g / 9.05 oz
530 g / 18.73 oz

Function

Angle Of View
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 4.1° Diagonal | 3.4° Horizontal | 2.3° Vertical (tele)
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/3.5–6.3 ~ f/22–40
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/16
f/2.8
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
18 mm ~ 400 mm
18 mm ~ 56 mm
17 mm ~ 70 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
27.0 mm ~ 600.0 mm
27.0 mm ~ 84.0 mm
25.5 mm ~ 105.0 mm
Focus Type
Extending front
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
No
Yes
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.34x
0.13x
Min Focus Distance
450 mm / 17.72 in
450 mm / 17.72 in
200 mm / 7.87 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2017-06-23
2014-04-24
2022-06-16
Made In
Germany
Model Name
B028
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