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Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Silver)

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Product Highlights
  • High-Powered 18-200mm Zoom Lens
  • Designed for Use With Sony NEX Cameras
  • Stepping Motor for Improved AF
  • Lightweight 16.2 oz Lens
  • Equivalent to 27-300mm Lens

The Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Silver) made for the Sony E mount camera system incorporates a stepping motor that is optimal for the contrast-detection AF system of Sony mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras. This will also improve AF when shooting video. With the motor built into the lens, focusing will be quieter and more responsive.

The 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC is a high power zoom lens designed exclusively for digital SLR cameras using the more compact (APS-C) digital size image sensors. The focal length of this lens is equivalent to approx. 27-300mm in 35mm format.

Designed as an "all-in-one" lens, it meets almost all photographic opportunities without changing lenses.

The 18-200mm zoom lens realizes an MFD (Minimum Focus Distance) of 1.5' (45 cm) over the entire zoom range by the employment of a new optical/mechanical design configuration. Since the maximum magnification ratio at f=200mm is 1:3.7, you can enjoy close-up photography easily and conveniently.

Note! Di-II lenses cannot be used with digital SLR cameras using image sensors that are larger than that of an APS-C size imager, or with 35mm film SLR cameras.

High-power 18-200mm lightweight and compact zoom lens weighing 460g with a 62mm filter is designed for the Sony mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera series. Equipped with Tamron's acclaimed VC (Vibration Compensation), the lens enables easy handheld shooting from 18mm wide angle to 200mm full telephoto.
Striking appearance worthy of the Sony mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera series design.
Stepping motor adopted for the AF drive, a construction that accommodates contrast-detection AF and shooting video.
The autofocus mechanism uses a stepping motor that is an ideal match for the contrast-detection AF system used in Sony mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera series. The stepping motor's actuator allows finely tuned control of angular rotation, and since it drives the focusing mechanism directly without an intermediate reduction gear, it also provides superbly quiet performance.
The Vibration Compensation (VC) mechanism employs a three-coil system, whereby three driving coils activate the shake-compensating VC lens group electromagnetically via three steel balls. The VC lens elements are held in place only by contact with the steel balls, achieving smooth movement with little friction. This provides a stable viewfinder image with excellent tracking performance that eliminates the blur from handheld shots for cleaner, crisper shots. The VC has a moving magnet system with heavy magnets in the vibration-compensating lens--the new VC mechanism adopts a lightweight moving coil system that reduces the load on the drive system. This allows the drive to be operated with smaller coils and magnets, reducing the weight and size for the entire VC unit.
Performance
Focal Length 18 - 200mm
Comparable APS-C Focal Length: 27 - 300 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/3.5 - 6.3
Minimum: f/22 - 40
Camera Mount Type Sony (E Mount for NEX)
Format Compatibility DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Angle of View 76° - 8°
Minimum Focus Distance 1.64' (.5 m)
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:4
Elements/Groups 17/13
Diaphragm Blades 7
Features
Image Stabilization Yes
Autofocus Yes
Tripod Collar No
Environmental
Physical
Filter Thread Front:62 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.7 x 4.0" (6.86 x 10.16 cm)
Weight 16.2 oz (459 g)
Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Silver)
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    Tamron18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Silver)
     
    4.6

    (based on 26 reviews)

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    96%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Lightweight (15)
    • Durable (12)
    • Consistent output (11)
    • Easily interchangeable (11)
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus (10)

    Cons

    • Heavy (4)
    • Poor in low light (3)

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (18)
    • Sports/action (9)
    • Travel (7)
    • Wildlife photos (7)
    • Everyday (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (12), Casual photographer (3), Enthusiast (3), Semi-pro photographer (3)
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    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Well suited for its purpose

    I use this product as a sort of "catch all" lens. I normally shoot prime lenses, but, sometimes need a zoom for practical reasons. Rather than try to guess...Read complete review

    I use this product as a sort of "catch all" lens. I normally shoot prime lenses, but, sometimes need a zoom for practical reasons. Rather than try to guess between the two 18-55 and 55-210 lenses, I wanted one that covered that same basic range. I shoot any subject with this lens.So far, it's a good size. It handles fine. I have no problems using it for hours at a time. The only minor quibbles are that the manual focus ring may be a little more sensitive than I'd like (though with practice I no longer bump it on accident, sending myself into DMF manual focus mode) and the motors are a bit noisier than the regular kit lens.Optically it's as good or better than any other super zoom I've used. It's almost identical to the Sony E 18-200 in most respects with slightly better aberration control.The vibration control seems very effective, almost as if the lens was stuck in mid air.I have nothing particularly bad to say but will point out that this is obviously a super zoom lens and behaves like one. That means you're getting optical quality compromises in order to achieve a small and flexible package. It's heavier than most lenses and you'll need to expect that to impact handling. That said, if you ever used any super zoom from Nikon or even other Tamron lenses, then you can understand what to expect and having the right expectations will leave you satisfied with this lens.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not fully compatible with my Sony NEX 7

    Travel and family photography.

    1.The shutter does not work correctly every time, remains open over 30 sec.
    2.When starting the camera it say´s sometimes...Read complete review

    Travel and family photography.

    1.The shutter does not work correctly every time, remains open over 30 sec.
    2.When starting the camera it say´s sometimes "unknown lens" and it is not possible to take any photos.
    3.Sometimes the camera (Sony Nex 7) is totally dead.

    When changing the kit lens, sony 18-55mm, the camera, however, works ok.

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    5.0

    Love it - Just want I was looking for

    By Maria Antonieta

    from New York, NY

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent Output
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
    • Lightweight
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

    • Zoom Is A Bit Tight

    Best Uses

    • Indoors/Low Light
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Macro Photography

    Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Black):

    I wanted a travel lens for my Sony Nex7 as I was tired of changing lenses on the run. The Sony lens that I was considering was too heavy and made my camera clumsy. I found this lens at the Tamron Expo exhibit and returned the following day for a second look. As soon as I held the lens it felt right. After I attended a lecture from a professional photographer that uses the lens with his Nex7 camera I made the decision to buy it.

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    2.0

    Not fully compatible with my Sony NEX 7

    By grandfather

    from Espoo, Finland

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Lightweight
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

    • Compability Wit Nex 7
    • The Automatic Exposure

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Night Photography

    Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Black):

    Travel and family photography.

    1.The shutter does not work correctly every time, remains open over 30 sec.
    2.When starting the camera it say´s sometimes "unknown lens" and it is not possible to take any photos.
    3.Sometimes the camera (Sony Nex 7) is totally dead.

    When changing the kit lens, sony 18-55mm, the camera, however, works ok.

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    5.0

    Great lens

    By LE in Alabama

    from Fairhope, AL

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent Output
    • Durable
    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Sports/Action

      Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Black):

      I am not an expert photographer by any means; I know just enough to get by. I recently returned from a vacation trip to the Grand Canyon and although I took several other lenses, I found myself using this one pretty much exclusively. The convenience of the zoom means everything when you want to photograph everything!

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      4.0

      pretty good, not thrilling

      By Miriam

      from Virgina

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easily Interchangeable
      • Lightweight
      • Nice Bokeh
      • One Lens Does Most

      Cons

      • Blurry Focus

      Best Uses

      • All in one
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Weddings/Events

      Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Black):

      Things that are great: one lens, many focal lengths. Less great, the longer focal lengths are not as good as the shorter ones. I was hoping to use it to shoot some events. It is only so-so at the longer lengths. I bought this to go with my NEX-7. This set is to be a lightweight sub for my big DSLR and lens.

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      5.0

      Another Great Tamron Lens

      By alansf

      from San Francisco, CA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easily Interchangeable
      • Lightweight
      • Solid feel

      Cons

      • Poor in Low Light

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Travel

      Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Black):

      I bought this as a travel lens. I hate changing lenses when on vacation. I have used several Tamron lenses in the past and they have been great. Quality control is good and I have never been disappointed. I currently use two Tamron lenses on my Nikon D700 and this lens has similar high quality. Autofocus at 200 mm is not ery fast but I think that is a function of the Sony autofocus system not the lens. The trick is to focus before extending the telephoto to the full 200mm.

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      5.0

      This is an excellent purchase

      By Rob

      from Leopold Australia

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent Output
      • Durable
      • Easily Interchangeable
      • Lightweight
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

      • A little slow to focus

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Sports/Action
      • Wildlife Photos

      Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Black):

      This Tamron Lens is an excellent alternative to Sony's example.
      It is a beautiful lens and is a perfect match to the Black NEX7, It produces good sharp contrasting images through zoom ratios.
      The internal focusing mechanism without the body ring turning is good feature

      I am very happy with my purchase from B&H

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      5.0

      A nice surprise - worth getting

      By jon i

      from San Diego

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent Output
      • Durable
      • Easily Interchangeable
      • Fast / accurate auto-focus
      • Lightweight
      • Nice Bokeh
      • Rugged
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Night Photography
        • Sports/Action
        • Video
        • Weddings/Events
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Black):

        Super super nice - do not get a NEX body with a kit the 18-55 mm lens - get this lens. It is slightly longer than the kit lens retractet and it is not that heavy - it is slightly narrower then the Sony silver 70-200 so it suits the body better - it is also in black - it is a nicer lens then the black Sony 70-200 e-mount which is even more money.I compared all 3 lenses - it was a toss between the older silver Sony and the Tamron as far as speed and quality and use - but with the ligher weight and narrower and being black to match my NEX 7 it was a no brainer. It is not fair to compare this allaround 18-200 lens with a prime lens at its focal lenght - but this lens is absolutly close to the best allaround 18-200 out there - all 18-200 have some weaknesses compared to primes and narrower focal lenghts like 24-70 - but this is a good as it gets - Nice build quality and very quiet.adjusting focal lenght is a bit firmer than the Sony but the great advantage over the Sony is that the Tamron has no lens greep lile the Sony has.The vibration control works well and gives you at least a Stop when hand holding in low light.For events now I can unload the full size DSLR with my Nikor 70-200 2.8 for some periods and just use my 2 Sony NEX bodys - NEX 5n with a 16mm 2.8 for group shots etc. and the NEX 7 with the Tamron - even though I do cary with me the Sony 50mm 1.8 for very low light situations - so a varied aperture lens of course cannot compare with a constant 2.8 lens - but when possible there is a great advantage of the small size of a NEX body and a small lens like the Tamron - not just weight but also when taking candit shots - people feel more relaxed with a smaller camera kit verses the full size DSLR body and say the long 70-200mm 2.8 So allaround a superb allaround lens - not to mention for street photography - traveling with a NEX 5/6/7 and this Tamron 70-200 verses a full size DSLR us a drean - safe your back :)It is about [$] cheaper then the silver Sony - and much better then the black Sony and less money - I only hope that Tamron come out with more lenses to get the e-mount lenses down in price.Compared to the 18-55 mm Sony kit lens this is just a tad heaver and a tad longer detracted - but what a differense in build quailty and reach and out of focus blur - An absolute must have for your NEX body -

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        4.0

        a surprising super-zoom

        By raviv m

        from israel

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Pros

        • Efficient stabilizer
        • Huge Range
        • No lens creep
        • Sharp
        • Silent AF
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

        • Slow Focus

        Best Uses

        • Allround
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel

        Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Black):

        i bought this lens two weeks ago for my NEX7. i have experience with a few lenes from different manufacturers (zooms & primes), but never had a super-zoom before. i needed a travel lens and the Tamron 18-200 seemed the best choise for size, quality and price. i also have very good experience with Tamron 17-50 but didn't expect the same IQ.The bottom line is that the 18-200 has much better optics than i expected. when shooting in good light it's really sharp, has good contrast, vibrant colors and has no isuues like heavy distortions, CA and flare. i guess the NEX7 handles some of these problems typical for long zoom lenses.the build quality is very impressive, lens body made of metal and the size and weight are reasonable. the focus is completely silent, and tha stabilizer is very efficient.When shooting indoors you get to the limits of the lens, especially slow focus. this is typical to super-zooms but still irritating. i use primes indoors instead of the Tamron.Final word: I find this lens a VERY good super zoom, especially the optics, build quality and stabilizer. as long as you understand the limits you'll get great photos.

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        4.0

        Good, but could be a bit better

        By msklbright

        from Honolulu, HI

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent Output
        • Easily Interchangeable
        • Lightweight
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

        • Blurry Focus
        • Lens Creep
        • Slow Focus

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Silver):

        I bought this in conjunction with a NEX-7 body. I've used Tamron lenses before and like them as a more affordable option to propritary lenses. My only complaint is the focus creaps sometimes when fully-zoomed.

        Aside from that, it's a good walk-around lens.

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        4.0

        GREAT FOR AIRSHOWS

        By Rosco

        from Sydney Australia

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

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        Pros

          Cons

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              Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Black):

              I have a Sony Nex 5N. The 18-55mm lens is good for local photography but not for distant stuff eg events like airshows etc. In these circumstances the 18-200mm lens is great. The wide zoom range makes it easy to locate moving objects with wide angle before zooming in with telephoto. It is portable and powerful. The stabilizer works well and detail / definition of the photos is great. It is a little too big for everyday use.

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              5.0

              Sharp, versatile, balances the camera.

              By Bill

              from Amarillo, Texas

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

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              Pros

              • Fast / accurate auto-focus
              • Lightweight
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Sports/Action
                • Weddings/Events
                • Wildlife Photos

                Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Black):

                Even the kit lens makes the NEX7 essentially unpocketable, so I use it on a neck strap, and this super zoom is not too heavy or bulky for strap use. The shiny surface matches the camera very well, they look like they were made for each other, which of course they were. The lens feels solid and functions smoothly. It is very sharp. It balances the camera well since the left hand has something substantial to hold on to, but like all (except the pancake) NEX lenses it's size looks a little disproportionate to the camera body. I think it is good value for the money; less expensive than the Sony offerings, with essentially the same specs as the new Sony zoom.

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                5.0

                nice superzoom

                By western runner

                from la, ca

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                Pros

                • Consistent Output
                • Durable

                Cons

                • Poor in Low Light

                Best Uses

                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Sports/Action

                Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Silver):

                relative to other superzooms, this is probably tops. i've extensively used a nikkor 18-200vrii and tamron 18-200 for sony aps-c slts. this lens is as sharp as the nikon and sharper than the other tamron. what puts it over the top is its great build (metal on plastic, nice zoom ring), tight feel, and the best image stabilization i've seen on a lens. given that nex bodies rely on the lens for stabilization, a superzoom really needs it and this lens has better implementation than either the sony 18-55 kit or the 50 1.8. 1/10th sec handheld zoomed in a decent amount has no blur (unless the subject is moving of course). a little large on a 5n, pretty good proportionally to a 7 (i use both). for the price, its a very good all-in-one solution. great for travel and when you don't want to carry all your lenses.

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                5.0

                handy

                By weaning

                from philippines

                About Me Casual Photographer

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                Pros

                • Consistent Output
                • Rugged

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Night Photography
                  • Sports/Action

                  Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Black):

                  single lens for all the job

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                  5.0

                  GREAT!!!

                  By Robert

                  from Miami, fl

                  About Me Casual Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Fast / accurate auto-focus

                  Cons

                  • Heavy

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors/Low Light
                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Video

                  Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Silver):

                  As a novice photographer, I was truly impressed with the quality of the pictures and ease of use of my new lense. I recently used my lense in Chicago with my 5 year old daughter- the pictures turned out fabulous.

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                  5.0

                  Surprisingly good value

                  By Taos Dan

                  from Taos, NM

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                  Pros

                  • Consistent Output
                  • Durable
                  • Easily Interchangeable
                  • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                  • Rugged
                  • Strong Construction

                  Cons

                  • Heavy

                  Best Uses

                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Sports/Action
                  • Video
                  • Weddings/Events
                  • Wildlife Photos

                  Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Black):

                  Bought to use with my NEX-7, and it will likely be my "normal" lens. Nice edge sharpness even wide open, integrates perfectly with the camera. Very fast focus too, and reasonably quiet in video mode (using an external mic). Wish it came with a fitted case for those times when it's off the camera. Only negative is that it is heavy relative to the camera body ... but then pretty much any zoom is going to be heavier than the NEX-7.

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                  5.0

                  Great alternative to Sony lens

                  By Abucat

                  from Florida

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                  Pros

                  • Easily Interchangeable
                  • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Sports/Action
                    • Wildlife Photos

                    Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Black):

                    Excellent optical performance, supports all camera functions.
                    Great value

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                    4.0

                    So far so good

                    By JD

                    from Lake Stevens, WA

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Consistent Output
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Landscape/Scenery

                      Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Black):

                      So far I'm loving this lens, which I use as my "walk(ski)around lens on a new NEX-7. I haven't done any formal tests, but it seems to be sharp throughout the range. This combo is very light and responsive for my hiking and skiing adventures in the back-country of Washington's Cascade Range where I spend a lot of my free time.

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                      5.0

                      At least as good as the Sony version.

                      By romazicon

                      from Nevada City, CA

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                      Pros

                      • Consistent Output
                      • Durable
                      • Easily Interchangeable
                      • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                      • Great zoom range
                      • Strong Construction

                      Cons

                      • Great vid only ok stills

                      Best Uses

                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Sports/Action
                      • Video

                      Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Black):

                      I rented Sony's version of this lens for a week and the IQ is comparable. While IQ with long zooms such as this will never compare with primes, for video work, this type of lens is a fine choice, especially for the NEX-7. This is a solidly constructed lens. Zoom and focus rings operate smoothly. Optical stabilization works well. Black color is a plus as it blends better with the NEX-7. At less than the Sony, the decision to go with this Tamron was an easy one.

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                      5.0

                      Fine

                      By mmok

                      from Charleston, SC

                      About Me Pro Photographer

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                      Pros

                      • Easily Interchangeable
                      • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                      • Lightweight
                      • Quality of construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors/Low Light
                        • Wildlife Photos

                        Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Black):

                        The best features

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                        5.0

                        Great all in one

                        By Pete C

                        from Powder Springs, Ga

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                        Pros

                        • Consistent Output
                        • Durable
                        • Easily Interchangeable
                        • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                        • Lightweight
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                        • Heavy
                        • Poor in Low Light

                        Best Uses

                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Video

                        Comments about 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras (Black):

                        The Tamron 18-200 Di III works well on the NEX-5N. A bit front heavy when mounted but necessary to have the 18-200 range and image stabilization.

                        The range and IS along with smooth and quick AF and still be smaller and lighter than the Sony 18-200, made up my mind. The black look was a factor too.

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                        Pearstone -  Onyx 20 Lens Case
                        • You Pay: $11.99
                         

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                        Sensei -  62mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap
                        • You Pay: $3.95
                         

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                        LENSband -  Lens Band (Black)
                        • You Pay: $4.99
                         
                        OP/TECH USA -  19" Soft Wrap (Black)
                        • You Pay: $12.95
                         
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