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Compare Tamron 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 vs Tamron 17–70mm F2.8

Reviews

Neo score
60%
59%
Pros
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Decent build quality
Cons
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ
  • Not the highest grade of build
  • Not the highest grade of image quality

Price

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Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades, Circular diaphragm
9 blades, Circular diaphragm
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
All-in-One Zoom Lens
Standard Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Sony A-mount
Fujifilm X-mount, Sony E-mount
Motor
Ultrasonic
Stepper motor
Optical Formula | Elements
16 elements
16 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
12 groups
12 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
Two GM (Glass Molded Aspherical) elements and one hybrid aspherical lens element. groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
67 mm / 2.64 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Diameter
75 mm / 2.95 in
75 mm / 2.95 in
Size | Length
100 mm / 3.94 in
120 mm / 4.72 in
Weight
540 g / 19.08 oz
530 g / 18.73 oz

Function

Angle Of View
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 5.5° Diagonal | 4.6° Horizontal | 3.1° 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/2.8
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
16 mm ~ 300 mm
17 mm ~ 70 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
24.0 mm ~ 450.0 mm
25.5 mm ~ 105.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.34x
Min Focus Distance
390 mm / 15.35 in
200 mm / 7.87 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2014-02-06
2022-06-16
Model Name
B016
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