Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC Lens Announced (Lightest in its High-zooms)

tamron 18-200mm

Tamron has updated its 18-200mm all-in-one zoom lens for Canon, Nikon, Sony APS-C DSLR cameras. This Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC lens is the lightest zoom lens in the world. The price for this lens is only $249, available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video and Adorama.


  • 28.8-320mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5 to f/40
  • One Hybrid Aspherical Element
  • One Low Dispersion Element
  • DC Motor Gear Train AF Drive Module
  • VC Image Stabilization
  • Moisture-Resistant Construction
  • Rounded 7-Blade Diaphragm


Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size APS-C / DX
Focal length 18–200 mm
Image stabilisation Yes (Not on Sony A-mount)
Lens mount Canon EF, Nikon F (DX), Sony/Minolta Alpha
Maximum aperture F3.5 – F5.6
Minimum aperture F22.0 – F40.0
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 7
Elements 16
Groups 14
Minimum focus 0.49 m (19.29)
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Micromotor
Full time manual Yes
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Weight 400 g (0.88 lb)
Diameter 75 mm (2.95)
Length 97 mm (3.8)
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Power zoom No
Zoom lock Yes
Filter thread 62.0 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar No