Tamron announces SP 15-30mm F/2.8 release date and $1200 price point
Tamron has announced availability and pricing for its much-anticipated 15-30mm F/2.8 stabilized wide angle zoom. Set for availability on January 30th in Canon and Nikon mounts with Sony to follow later, the lens will retail for $1199. It’s an attractive price for a fast, wide-angle zoom for full-frame, especially given its inclusion of Tamron’s VC image stabilization. The lens comprises 18 elements in 13 groups and uses a unique double lens hood design.
TAMRON ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF THE WORLD’S FIRST* FULL FRAME, F/2.8 ULTRA-WIDE-ANGLE ZOOM LENS WITH IMAGE STABILIZATION
SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A012)
Tamron’s state-of-the-art lens design features an XGM (eXpanded Glass Molded Aspherical)*1lens element and eBAND Coating*2 for outstanding detail and performance from the center to the edges of the frame over the entire zoom range.
January 23, 2015, Commack, New York- Tamron, a leading manufacturer of precision optics, announces the release of a groundbreaking F/2.8 ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for full-frame DSLR cameras. The Tamron SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (model A012) is the only zoom lens in its category to feature image stabilization. The lens will be available starting January 30, 2015 at $1199.
Since 2012, Tamron has been expanding its lineup of interchangeable lenses for full-frame DSLR cameras. The Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A007) was the world’s first F/2.8 high-speed standard zoom lens to include image stabilization, followed by the development of the unique SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A009), SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (Model F004), and SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A011) lenses, all of which have been highly acclaimed among the photo enthusiasts around the globe. Now, we have developed SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A012) to expand the world of imaging possibilities in the wide-angle range.