Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens Announced, Price $1,199 ! – Canon Rumors CO

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens Announced, Price $1,199 !

After Tamron 18-400mm f/5-6.3 Di II VC HLD lens officially announced, Tamron today announced the new SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens, the US price for this lens is $1,199, available for pre-order at B&H Photo/Adorama. Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens for Canon EF mount will be shipping in September.


1. Sophisticated design delivers superb performance and ultra-high image quality

2. eBAND Coating provides superior anti-reflection properties and reduces ghosting and flare

3. New Dual MPU (Micro-Processing Unit) control system3 provides faster and more precise autofocus and improved Vibration Compensation

Fluorine Coating and Moisture-Resistant Construction

5. Lens hood equipped with a new, convenient locking mechanism

6. Compatible with TAMRON TAP-in ConsoleTM, an optional accessory

7. Electromagnetic diaphragm system now used also for Nikon-mount lenses

8. Manufacturing innovation with thorough attention to details based on the rigorous quality standards worthy of the SP series


Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 24–70 mm
Image stabilization Yes (5 stops)
Lens mount Canon EF, Nikon F (FX)
Maximum aperture F2.8
Minimum aperture F22
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Elements 17
Groups 12
Special elements / coatings 2 XR, 3 LD, 3 GM aspherical, 1 aspherical elements + eBAND and fluorine coatings
Minimum focus 0.38 m (14.96)
Maximum magnification 0.2×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Ring-type ultrasonic
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale Yes
DoF scale No
Weight 905 g (2.00 lb)
Diameter 88 mm (3.46)
Length 111 mm (4.37)
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Power zoom No
Zoom lock Yes
Filter thread 82.0 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar No