Tamron announces full-frame SP 24-70mm f/2.8 G2 lens, offering best image stabilization in its class


posted Friday, June 30, 2017 at 3:00 AM EDT

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Tamron has announced a new version of the popular full-frame 24-70mm f/2.8 zoom lens, the Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2. This new version features Dual Micro Processing Units (MPU) for faster autofocus with improved accuracy, as well as improved Vibration Compensation (VC) rated for five stops of stabilization, the highest of any 24-70mm f/2.8 DSLR lens as of May 2017 according to the company.

The Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 G2 lens will be available in Canon EF and Nikon F mounts, with the Canon mount releasing in September and the Nikon arriving earlier in August. Both versions will retail for just under US$1,200. For more details, see our Tamron 24-70 G2 preview.

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens (Model A032)

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 G2 lens Preview