Meet the NEW Tamron 50-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD

Tamron has just announced their newest lens! Introducing the Tamron 50-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD for Sony full frame and crop sensor cameras! Available for preorder now! 

Lens Features:

  • Unique telephoto lens with 50mm at the wide end
  • Uncompromised optical performance throughout the entire 50-300mm zoom range
  • High-speed and high-precision AF with superb subject tracking performance
  • Amazing half-macro shooting with an MOD of 0.22m (8.7in) at the 50mm wide end and a magnification ratio of 1:2-Equipped with TAMRON’s proprietary VC mechanism
  • Proprietary software tool TAMRON Lens Utility for lens function customization and firmware updates
  • Focus Set Button for lens function customization via the TAMRON Lens Utility
  • Zoom Lock Mechanism
  • Moisture-Resistant Construction and Fluorine Coating
  • Ø67mm filter diameter for system convenience

This lens provides a wide 50mm that extends to 300mm at the telephoto end in a compact package! Coming in at just 150mm (5.9") long and 665g (23.5 oz), this lens balances nicely on camera for easy shooting! Other than its compact size, there’s a lot of things to love about this lens like special lens elements that effectively control aberrations, and high image quality throughout the entire zoom range! It is equipped with a VXD linear motor focus mechanism resulting in high-performance, quiet autofocus. Plus, with a VC image stabilization mechanism providing powerful support for every aspect of shooting you can ensure that your images look great every time. 


At the 50mm wide end, the lens has a remarkable maximum magnification ratio of 1:2. This allows users to enjoy the world of half-macro shooting. Furthermore, features like Moisture-Resistant Construction, Fluorine Coating, 67mm filter size, and the connector port for the dedicated TAMRON Lens UtilityTM software developed in-house by TAMRON, elevate the shooting experience and empowers users to enjoy serious photography in a user-friendly package! 

Thanks to Tamron, we got a chance to check out this lens early! Check out the video below for Andrew’s quick run through of all the things that make this lens great!


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