The Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II PZD MACRO Lens for Sony is a wide-angle to telephoto zoom lens for Sony A-mount APS-C cameras that features a versatile 35mm equivalent focal length of 24-450mm. This provides users with an extremely wide-angle and super telephoto lens in one convenient package. Also, it has an aperture range from f/3.5-6.3 to f/22-40 across the zoom range.
The 16-300mm is also capable of decent macro capabilities with a reproduction ratio of 1:2.9 when zoomed in to 300mm. This is due to a minimum focus distance of 15.3". Also, for excellent image quality, numerous special glass elements are used in the lens design. There are one Hybrid Aspherical element, three Molded-Glass elements, two Low Dispersion elements, one Extra Refractive Index element, and one Ultra-Extra Refractive Index element.
For general use, there is a Piezo Drive autofocus system which is powered by a fast and quiet standing-wave ultrasonic motor. This allows you to quickly achieve focus for sharp images. And, included with the lens are a flower-shaped lens hood as well as front and rear lens caps.
|Focal Length||16 to 300mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 24 to 450mm)|
|Maximum Aperture||f/3.5 to 6.3|
|Minimum Aperture||f/22 to 40|
|Lens Mount||Sony A|
|Angle of View||82° 12' to 5° 20'|
|Minimum Focus Distance||15.3" / 0.39 m|
|Optical Design||16 Elements in 12 Groups|
|Diaphragm Blades||7, Rounded|
|Filter Size||67 mm (Front)|
|Dimensions (ø x L)||2.95 x 3.92" / 74.93 x 99.57 mm|
|Weight||19 oz / 539 g|