Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Lens Compared to the Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens

SpecificationsTamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD LensSony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens
  Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Lens Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens
Year Introduced20202015
Mounts OnFull-FrameFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups18/1417/12
Angle of View: Diagonal75° 23' - 12° 21'84° – 10°
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-16 / f/5.6-32 f/3.5-22 / f/6.3-40
Aperture Max by Focal Length 28-30mm = f/2.8
31-42mm = f/3.2
43-53mm = f/3.5
54-77mm = f/4.0
78-112mm = f/4.5
113-146mm = f/5.0
147-200mm = f/5.6
24-27mm = f/3.5
28-38mm = f/4.0
39-54mm = f/4.5
55-69mm = f/5.0
70-102mm = f/5.6
103-240mm = f/6.3
Number of Aperture Blades 7 7
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 20.3 oz  (575g) 27.5 oz  (780g)
Actual Weight 19.7 oz  (559g) 26.3 oz  (745g)
Lens Hood Weight 0.9 oz  (25g) 0.7 oz  (20g)
In-Use Weight 20.6 oz  (584g) 27 oz  (765g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.91 x 4.61”  (74 x 117mm) 3.17 x 4.67”  (80.5 x 118.5mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 2.91 x 4.83”  (74 x 122.6mm) 3.16 x 4.87”  (80.2 x 123.6mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 6.99”  (177.6mm) 7.53”  (191.4mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 2.17”  (55mm) 2.7”  (68.5mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.43 x 1.45”  (87.1 x 36.8mm) 3.82 x 1.84”  (97.1 x 46.7mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 5.96 - 8.19”  (151.5 - 208mm) 6.53 - 9.17”  (165.8 - 232.8mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.52” / 1.67”  (13.1mm / 42.4mm) 0.49” / 1.93”  (12.4mm / 48.9mm)
Filter Size 67mm  UV ► CP ► 72mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type RXD Stepping SSM
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 1080° 40°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N N
Distance Scale? / Type N N
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 7.48”  (190mm) 19.69”  (500mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 7.4” / 29.61”  (188mm / 752mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.32x 0.27x
 
Features  
Zoom Ring Rotation 80° 74°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N /
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? Y N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / HA036 Buy ► Y / ALC-SH136 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / Y /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N Y / /
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? N / N /
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 28mm = 3.44'
50mm = 6.14'
100mm = 11.81'
200mm = 22.22'
24mm = 2.96'
50mm = 6.0'
100mm = 11.53'
240mm = 26.51'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 28mm = 1050mm
50mm = 1872mm
100mm = 3600mm
200mm = 6773mm
24mm = 901mm
50mm = 1828mm
100mm = 3514mm
240mm = 8079mm
 
Review Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Lens Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens
 
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