Tamron AF 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Review

June 20, 2014 | Mark Goldstein | Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star


Lens Construction (Groups/Elements) 12/16
Angle of View 82°12' - 5°20'
Diaphragm Blade Number 7 (circular diaphragm)*
Minimum Aperture F/22 ~ F/40
Minimum Focus Distance 15.3in.(0.39m)
Macro Magnification Ratio 1:2.9 (at f=300mm; MFD 0.39m)
Filter Diameter ø67
Weight 540g (19oz)**
Length 3.9in (99.5mm)***
Diameter ø75mm
Accessory Flower-shaped Lens hood
Mount Canon, Nikon, Sony A mount****

*This circular diaphragm stays almost perfectly circular up to two stops down from maximum aperture.
**values given for Nikon AF cameras
***Length is the distance between the mount face and the tip of the lens.
****The Sony mount does not include the VC image stabilization functionality, as the body of the Sony digital SLR camera includes image stabilization functionality.