Tamron 17-35mm f/2.8-4 Di OSD Lens Compared to the Nikon 16-35mm f/4G AF-S VR Nikkor Lens

SpecificationsTamron 17-35mm f/2.8-4 Di OSD LensNikon 16-35mm f/4G AF-S VR Nikkor Lens
  Tamron 17-35mm f/2.8-4 Di OSD Lens Nikon 16-35mm f/4G AF-S VR Nikkor Lens
Year Introduced20182010
Mounts OnFull-Frame, APS-CFull-Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups15/1017/12
Angle of View: Diagonal103° 41' - 63° 26'107°-63°
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-16 / f/4-22 f/4-22 / f/4-22
Aperture Max by Focal Length 17-20mm = f/2.8
21-24mm = f/3.2
25-30mm = f/3.5
31-35mm = f/4.0
Number of Aperture Blades 7 9
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 16.2 oz  (459g) 24 oz  (680g)
Actual Weight 16.1 oz  (455g) 24 oz  (680g)
Lens Hood Weight 1.1 oz  (30g) 0.7 oz  (20g)
In-Use Weight 17.1 oz  (485g) 24.7 oz  (700g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.29 x 3.64”  (83.6 x 92.5mm) 3.25 x 4.92”  (82.5 x 125mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.29 x 3.96”  (84 x 100.6mm) 3.25 x 5.34”  (82.6 x 135.6mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 4.19”  (106.5mm) 5.34”  (135.6mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y Y / N
Zoom Extension Length 0.23”  (5.9mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.94 x 1.43”  (100.2 x 36.2mm) 4.25 x 1.44”  (108 x 36.6mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 5.06 - 5.29”  (128.4 - 134.3mm) 6.64 - 6.64”  (168.6 - 168.6mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.6” / 0.94”  (15.3mm / 24mm) 1.01” / 1.14”  (25.6mm / 28.9mm)
Filter Size 77mm  UV ► CP ► 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type OSD SWM
Full Time Manual Focus N Y
Focus Ring Rotation 56 ° 70°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type N Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 10.98”  (279mm) 11.42”  (290mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 9.61”  (244mm) 10.87” / 10.59”  (276mm / 269mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.20x 0.25x
 
Features  
Zoom Ring Rotation 60 ° 80°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / HB023 Buy ► Y / HB-23 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N N
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? N / Y / CL-1120 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 17mm = 2.17'
20mm = 2.46'
24mm = 2.97'
28mm = 3.45'
35mm = 4.17'
16mm = 2.09'
20mm = 2.56'
24mm = 3.06'
28mm = 3.55'
35mm = 4.24'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 17mm = 661mm
20mm = 751mm
24mm = 906mm
28mm = 1051mm
35mm = 1270mm
16mm = 636mm
20mm = 779mm
24mm = 933mm
28mm = 1081mm
35mm = 1293mm
 
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