Tamron is creating the 11-20mm f/2.8 Di III-A RXD (Mannequin B060) for Fujifilm X-mount, which it describes as a light-weight and wide-angle zoom lens.
The corporate offered a good degree of element in regards to the coming lens, which is in step with its earlier growth bulletins. The 11-20mm f/2.8 Di III-A RXD will likely be a small and light-weight — but balanced — compact zoom lens with a set f/2.8 aperture that’s designed for Fujifilm’s APS-C sensor our bodies.
The lens has a 35mm full-frame equal zoom vary of 16.5-30mm, which Tamron says is for on a regular basis use.
“On the 11mm extremely wide-angle finish, the lens permits beautiful close-range taking pictures efficiency, reaching an MOD (Minimal Object Distance) of 0.15 meters (5.9 inches) and a most magnification ratio of 1:4,” Tamron says, including that the close-focusing distance will permit photographers to seize wide-angle macro images that mix the naturally occurring distortion that solely vast angle lenses can present.
The autofocusing system will likely be pushed by Tamron’s RXD (Speedy eXtra-silent stepping Drive) stepping motor that it says works nice for each nonetheless seize and video use.
The 11-20mm f/2.8 Di III-A RXD will even characteristic a “moisture-resistant” building and a Fluorine Coating that the corporate says collectively present further safety when taking pictures outdoor.
“The compact measurement, quick f/2.8 aperture, sensible zoom vary and very good picture high quality make the 11-20mm zoom a really perfect selection for journey, panorama, avenue, and common pictures,” the corporate concludes.
Apart from the picture above, any extra technical data (such because the optical building) was not shared and can possible solely be made recognized when the supply of the lens is finalized. On that be aware, Tamron didn’t present any data on when to count on the 11-20mm f/2.8 Di III-A RXD to come back to market nor how a lot it may cost a little. That mentioned, the timing of its earlier growth bulletins to these merchandise formally coming to market can present a little bit of perception on what to anticipate.
For instance, Tamron introduced it was creating the 20-40mm f/2.8 Di III VXD lens for Sony E-Mount cameras on August 18, 2022 and circled and introduced the lens totally the next month on September 29. The lens hit retailer cabinets on the finish of October. If Tamron sticks to that schedule, count on extra particulars to be launched in March with buy availability in April or Could. That is, after all, all hypothesis, however it’s arduous to imagine Tamron will preserve consumers ready for much longer.
Moreover, it is vitally possible that the lens will share a lot in frequent with the 11-20mm f/2.8 Di III-A RXD it already makes for Sony E-mount — a lens that has been in the marketplace since 2021. That lens had a launch worth of $829, however is at present accessible for $699.
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