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Tamron 18

Tamron 18
alaAverage 4.1

212 reviews

Oct, 2014

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Tamron 18

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 7 user reviews of Tamron 18 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters on Amazon.co.uk.

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Tamron 18-200mm VC Di III for Sony NEX - Black

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Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens Review

 

Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC telephoto zoom lens for the Sony NEX system.

Excellent sharpness at shorter focal lengths; Performance holds up reasonably well at telephoto focal lengths; Metal finish and lens mount; 11.1x zoom range; Internal focus

Flare when shooting into the light

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REVIEW—TAMRON 18–270mm DiII VC lens]

 

This 15X zoom lens is for cameras with APS-C sensors, so its film-equivalent focal length is 27–405mm. Maximum aperture goes from f3.5 to 6.3. Used at sensible apertures auto-focus is quick and accurate. Contracted to its shortest length it measures...

The sheer convenience of walking around with this lens is a joy. To be able to shoot reasonably wide or dramatically tele with everything in between is a boon. And generally speaking, particularly in the mid range, the results are pleasing. Tamron has...

Ultimate sharpness and contrast are not the Tamron’s strong points

Used sensibly this is a good lens and a pleasure to use. We set the Nikon D300 to aperture priority at f8 to keep the lens near its sweet spot. That meant we had to crank up the ISO to 1250 to keep the shutter speed high. We would never use this lens...

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REVIEW: Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC NEX Lens

 

This high power 11.1x zoom lens, which provides an angle of view equivalent to a 27-300mm lens on a 35mm camera, costs around £550 and sports Vibration Compensation and internal focusing. It is currently only available to fit the Sony E-mount, as used...

Excellent sharpness at shorter focal lengths; Performance holds up reasonably well at telephoto focal lengths; Metal finish and lens mount; 11.1x zoom range; Internal focus

High CA levels at 200mm; Flare when shooting into the light

Those looking for a convenient lens that covers a wide range of focal lengths for their Sony NEX camera should be pleased with the performance from this Tamron optic. Sharpness levels are good for a lens of this type and with a price set almost £100...

Product Specifications

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Image Stabiliser:No / Yes

General Features

3D: No
Application:CSC LENS / SLR Camera
Bayonet Compatibility:Nikon/Fujifilm / Sony alpha / Konica-Minolta / Sony E
Product Type:Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Usage:Digital Cameras
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