Lens Review: Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 VC PZD|
Andrew Alexander, The Imaging Resource
(Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 13:56 EDT)
Near the end of 2010 Tamron released an update to its champion of all-in-one superzoom SLR lenses, in the form of the Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD AF. It's more accurate to call it a redesign than an update, as Tamron has replaced the focusing system with a brand-new ultrasonic design (the "Piezo Drive"), and managed to slim it down by 110 grams in the process. We've put the lens through its paces in our test lab: Click here for our full review of the Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD AF.