Sony FE 70-200mm F4 G OSS Lens Compared to the Tamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD Lens

SpecificationsSony FE 70-200mm F4 G OSS LensTamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD Lens
  Sony FE 70-200mm F4 G OSS Lens Tamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD Lens
Year Introduced20142018
Mounts OnFull-Frame, APS-CFull-Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups21/1520/14
Angle of View: Diagonal34° – 12°34° 21' - 11° 46'
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4-22 f/4-32
Number of Aperture Blades 9 9
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 29.7 oz  (840g) 30.3 oz  (859g)
Actual Weight 29.5 oz  (835g) 29.8 oz  (845g)
Lens Hood Weight 2.6 oz  (75g) 1.4 oz  (40g)
Tripod Ring Weight 3.7 oz  (105g) 4.8 oz  (135g)
In-Use Weight 35.8 oz  (1015g) 36 oz  (1020g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.15 x 6.89”  (80 x 175mm) 2.99 x 6.9”  (76 x 175.3mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.14 x 7.08”  (80 x 179.8mm) 3.08 x 7.23”  (78.3 x 183.6mm)
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 4.3”  (109.1mm) 4.8”  (121.2mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 7.08”  (179.8mm) 7.23”  (183.6mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? Y / N Y / N
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.96 x 2.88”  (100.5 x 73.1mm) 3.38 x 2.83”  (85.9 x 71.9mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 9.82 - 9.82”  (249.4 - 249.4mm) 9.81 - 9.81”  (249.2 - 249.2mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.91” / 1.7”  (23mm / 43.1mm) 1.12” / 1.51”  (28.5mm / 38.4mm)
Filter Size 72mm  UV ► CP ► 67mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type SSM USD
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 182°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges Y /
Full
9.84' (3m) - ∞
N
Distance Scale? / Type N Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 39.37”  (1000mm) 37.4”  (950mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 37.2” / 52.05”  (945mm / 1322mm) 34.53” / 34.72”  (877mm / 882mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.13x 0.32x
 
Features  
Zoom Ring Rotation 78 ° 74°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y / Y O / Y
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ALC-SH133 Buy ► Y / HA034 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / Y /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / / Y / 4 /
Extender Compatible? Y Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / Pouch N /
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 70mm = 8.3'
100mm = 11.42'
135mm = 15.41'
200mm = 22.18'
70mm = 8.71'
100mm = 11.93'
135mm = 15.96'
210mm = 23.69'
294mm = 32.62' (w/ 1.4x)
420mm = 45.25 (w/ 2.0x)
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 70mm = 2530mm
100mm = 3482mm
135mm = 4698mm
200mm = 6759mm
70mm = 2656mm
100mm = 3635mm
135mm = 4865mm
210mm = 7221mm
294mm = 9945mm (w/ 1.4x)
420mm = 13791mm (w/ 2.0x)
 
Review Sony FE 70-200mm F4 G OSS Lens Tamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD Lens
 
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