VC (Vibration Compensation) for sharp handheld shooting.
Shoot handheld in situations where others need a tripod. Telephoto and night shots are prone to camera shake, but VC works to keep photos sharp and clear.
New high-performance AF drive module.
A newly designed autofocus drive module with optimal DC motor-gear train integration makes AF faster, quieter and more precise.
World’s lightest at 400g.*
Comfortable to carry – even all day.
* Among 18-200mm interchangeable lenses for APS-C DSLR cameras with O.I.S. (As of June, 2015. Source: Tamron)
Additional product features
VC (Vibration Compensation)
The VC Image Stabilizer delivers sharp and shake-free images, as well as a smooth viewfinder image.
Internal Focusing (IF) System
The extension length of the lens does not change during focussing and the close focussing distance is significantly reduced across the entire focusing range.
Hybrid aspherical elements ensure unique image quality and compactness.
LD (Low Dispersion)
Lens element for greater image sharpness and the correction of chromatic aberration.
Zoom Lock (ZL) Mechanism
Protects against undesired extension of the lens barrel.