Tamron SP 150-600mm F5-6.3 Di USD G2 A-mount lens review by JerseySailor

reviewer#44516 date: May-12-2020
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
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 own this lens
compared to:Sigma 50-500 F4.5-6.3 OS HSM
Sony 70-400 F4-5.6 G SSM
Sony FE 70-300 F4.5-5.6 G OSS
price paid:$1,200.00
positive:This is an excellent affordable lens for wildlife shooting. Price and weight were pluses. It works native on Sony A Mount cameras, and with the LAEA3 adapter, it worked great on my A7RIII, and now my A7RIV (as well as my A6500). On 24MP and 42MP cameras, it can't be beat.
negative:It's not weather sealed, but neither am I, so both of us stay out of the rain! It's resolution doesn't take full advantage of a 61MP body.
comment:Even handheld this lens was easy to shoot with. For the price, it's exceptional.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 6
  • sharpness: 4.75
  • color: 4.83
  • build: 4.83
  • distortion: 5.00
  • flare control: 5.00
  • overall: 4.88
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