Tamron 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD Review

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Reviews of the Tamron 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD from around the web.

dpreview.com »

The Tamron 17-70 F2.8 Di III-A VC RXD is a very compact general-purpose lens for Sony's APS-C, E-mount mirrorless cameras. Think of it as roughly equivalent to a 24-105mm F4 lens on a full-frame camera, but scaled down to match the APS-C sensor format.
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ephotozine.com »

Following a long run of new full-frame lenses, Tamron now shows that APS-C (crop sensor) users have not been forgotten. This new zoom lens is for Sony E fit crop sensor cameras, although it can be used in crop mode on the full-frame bodies. The 17-70mm has a constant, bright maximum aperture of f/2.8 and offers a field of view similar to a 25.5-105mm lens on 35mm format, an extremely versatile range that can cover a wide variety of subject matter. Coupling the new lens with the 24MP Sony A5100 camera body, let's explore its performance and its handling and see if there is still potential in the APS-C format.
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slrlounge.com »

If you want a constant f/2.8 zoom lens for your crop-sensor Sony camera with more range than ever before, pay attention! Tamron just delivered a 17-70mm f/2.8. Yes, that’s right, a constant f/2.8 zoom, that gives the equivalent reach of 105mm!
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