Tamron AF 28-300mm F3.5-6.3 XR Di A-mount lens review by Bossie

reviewer#1193 date: Sep-16-2006
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 3
distortion: 3
flare control: 4
overall: 3.6
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I have experience with this lens
compared to:sigma 28-300 , older tamron 28-200 and 300 lenses
price paid:180 € on ebay (used)
positive:Best zoom lens in this range I ever had . Sharp up to 220mm. Quite small
negative:Worse build quality then older models . Not sharp on the long end
comment:It's my first zoom lens in this range which produces acceptable pictures

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 14
  • sharpness: 4.14
  • color: 4.21
  • build: 3.64
  • distortion: 3.93
  • flare control: 4.00
  • overall: 3.99
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