8.6 out of 10 based on 1281 reviews

Tamron SP 24-70mm F2.8 Di VC USD

A007

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  • User Score (1106)
    8.7 8.7 from 1106 reviewers
  • Expert Score (12)
    8.5 8.5 from 12 reviewers
  • Design (2)
    7.9 7.9 from 2 reviewers
  • Value for money (7)
    9.2 9.2 from 7 reviewers
  • Ease of use (6)
    8.1 8.1 from 6 reviewers
  • Picture quality (4)
    8.9 8.9 from 4 reviewers
  • Overall quality (4)
    7.4 7.4 from 4 reviewers
  • Battery performance (3)
    9.2 9.2 from 3 reviewers
  • Build quality (5)
    7.9 7.9 from 5 reviewers
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  • Expert Reviews

  1. DPexpert

    17 May 2012

    The Tamron lens, with an f2.8 constant maximum aperture, is in the category of “standard” zoom for a full frame DSLR. It can be used on a reduced sensor APS camera, where the focal lengths then become 36–105mm. Read more

  2. D-Photo and The Photographer's Mail

    D-Photo and The Photographer's Mail
    23 August 2012

    The Tamron SP 24–70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD lens does what its big-name competitors can’t do. It allows you to take sharper handheld photographs in all lighting conditions without compromising quality. Read more

    • Sharp, Image-stabilized, Well built, Dependable
    • Rear focus ring hinders, steadiness
  • User Reviews

  1. For the money you can't beat this lens. At about f/5.6 the image is very sharp. Sharpness seems to drop off at f/2.8 in low light. Might be an auto focus issue.

    Teds
    8.0/10
    Reviewer: DSLR Cinema, Teds
    27 February 2015

    Its a new lens and I have only done a few video shoots and still shoots with it so not that familiar with it yet but very happy with the cost to quality ratio with this lens. I checked out online reviews before buying comparing this lens to the Canon 24-70mm II and seriously you get a terrific lens... Read more

    • Easy to use, Build quality
    • Battery life
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