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

February 10, 2021 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Tamron 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD.

Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS

The Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS is a premium standard zoom lens for the Sony NEX / Alpha E-mount system. The Carl Zeiss 16-70mm lens offers a focal range of 24-105mm in 35mm terms, a constant aperture of f/4, and a 4-stop image stabilisation system. Retailing for £850 / $999, read our Sony E PZ 16-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS review to find out if it's worth the money...

Sony E 16-55mm f/2.8 G

Sony APS-C E-mount owners have been waiting for years for a fast standard zoom lens, and at long last it's finally arrived in the shape of the Sony E 16-55mm f/2.8 G - but is it worth the £1200 / $1400 price tag? Find out now by reading our in-depth Sony 16-55mm f/2.8 review, complete with full-size sample images...

Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

The Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS is a compact and lightweight 7.5x zoom lens for Sony APS-C mirrorless cameras. Designed to be a significant step-up from the usual kit lenses, is it worth the £570 / $599 asking price? Read our in-depth Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS review with full-size sample images to find out...

Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4G OSS

The Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4G OSS is a versatile lens for Sony E-mount cameras, offering a 6x zoom range, constant f/4 aperture and power zoom functionality. Is it a worthwhile upgrade from the standard kit lens that ships with your camera? Read our Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4G OSS review to find out...