Tamron AF 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD, Sony E - Import

Sony E, full size
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The 150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD (Model A057) zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras upends conventional wisdom for ultra-telephoto zoom lenses, with a very compact design and high
image quality. The 150-500mm F5-6.7 achieves a 500mm focal length while retaining a compact size, with a length of just 209.6mm (8.3 in) and a maximum diameter of 93mm, enabling comfortable handheld shooting. The design places major emphasis on image quality. The optical construction features 25 elements in 16 groups and utilizes special lens elements and hybrid aspherical lens elements to control various potential aberrations such as chromatic aberrations. The 150-500mm F5-6.7 zoom is also equipped with a high-speed, high-precision linear motor focus mechanism VXD (Voice-coil eXtreme-torque Drive) and VC (Vibration Compensation), ensuring that no photogenic moment is ever missed. Additionally, the lens has a MOD (Minimum Object Distance) of 0.6m (23.6 in) at the 150mm end and remarkable overall usability. The Arca-Swiss compatible tripod mount has strap attachment holes and there are various features to support outdoor shooting, including Moisture-Resistant Construction and Fluorine Coating. The 150-500mm F5-6.7 is a highly versatile lens that lets you capture a wide array of subjects ranging from landscapes and birds to sports and wildlife photography. You will be amazed when you experience the powerful and unique world of ultra-telephoto lenses for yourself. Find an authorized Tamron dealer to get yours today.

Key specifications

Sensor compatibility
full size
Weight
1725 g
Focus type
Autofocus
Manual focus
Lens type
Telephoto lens
Zoom
Bayonet lens mount
Sony E
Focal length
150 - 500 mm
Item number
15838507

General information

Manufacturer
Category
Manufacturer no.
06A57S
Release date
5/14/2021
Sales rank in Category Lenses

Colour

Colour group
Black

Focusing

Minimum focus distance
0.60 m

Camera lens properties

Lens type
Telephoto lens
Zoom
Bayonet lens mount
Sony E
Max. Aperture
Min. aperture
6.70 
Min. focal length
150 mm
Max. focal length
500 mm
Focal length
150 - 500 mm
Sensor compatibility
full size
Number of diaphragm blades
7 x
Filter thread
82 mm
Number of lenses
25
Number of lens groups
16
Lens equipment
Metal bayonet
Optical zoom
3.33 x
Focus type
Autofocus
Manual focus
Image stabilisation method
Optical
Durability
Splashproof

Scope of delivery

Scope of delivery
1x Tamron zoom lens 150-500 mm F/5-6.7 DI III VC VXD
1x tripod clamp

Product dimensions

Diameter
93 mm
Weight
1725 g
Length
209.60 mm

Package dimensions

Length
30.30 cm
Width
16.70 cm
Height
20.80 cm
Weight
2.55 kg

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Reviews & Ratings

Overall ratingVery good95/100
Very good95/100
Foto Hits Logo
Foto HitsSingle testReleaseMay 2024
  • PositiveFor an entry-level lens in the ultra-telephoto zoom range, the new Tamron offers very good image quality and pleasant ease of use
  • NegativeIn the 500 millimetre setting, the lens becomes very top-heavy due to the wide extension of the tube
  • NegativeThe tripod clamp is then a good help

Tamron supplies the segment of entry-level lenses for the Nikon Z system with appealing solutions. This is no different in the case of the 150- 500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD, as it gives the photographer great creative freedom in the extreme telephoto range and good image results for little money.

Very good90/100
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Color FotoSingle testReleaseDecember 2021

... The drop in resolution is again very low, that of the contrast moderate. Stopping down almost cancels it out - but that is already f/11 in our measurement. The decisive 500mm unfortunately performs worse. At open aperture 6.7, the values in the centre of the image almost correspond to those at 275mm, but the drop in contrast and resolution at the edges is now more pronounced...