Tamron 100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A035) wins
DIGITAL CAMERA GRAND-PRIX 2018 SUMMER
May 1, 2018, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces that its ultra-telephoto zoom lens 100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A035) has won the Grand Gold Prize in the Interchangeable Lens / DSLR category at the DIGITAL CAMERA GRAND-PRIX 2018 SUMMER.
The Tamron 100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A035) is a highly portable, ultra-telephoto zoom lens with AF precision for shooting in-the-moment action clearly and easily. It delivers fast and precise AF performance and consistently powerful VC (Vibration Compensation) 4 stops*1 benefits thanks to the high-speed Dual MPU (Micro-Processing Unit) control system that is found in the latest Tamron lens models. The advanced optical design of Model A035 includes three LD (Low Dispersion) lens elements for aberration reduction and Tamron’s original eBAND Coating for superior anti-reflection performance. At 1,115g (39.3 oz), the new lens is the lightest in its class*2 and features magnesium alloy in key areas of the lens barrel to ensure weight reduction, and improve strength and portability. Additionally, an Arca Swiss compatible tripod mount is available as an optional accessory.
*1 CIPA Standard Compliant. For Canon: EOS-5DMKIII is used. For Nikon: D810 is used.
*2 Among 100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 lenses for 35mm full-frame DSLR cameras (As of March, 2018; Tamron)