Higher function for great photos
The apex of telephoto lenses in a compact package. SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (*1) with VC (Vibration Compensation) image stabilization delivers leading-edge image quality in a body thats smallest (*2) in its class. Equipped with Tamrons proprietary USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) motor, this lens boasts a speedy autofocus so that you can capture that one decisive moment. For sports, journalism, fashion, weddings, or even landscapes, the 70-200mm will exceed your expectations every time.
Technology and innovation all packed into one small place
The most compact *2 lens body in its class, and its equipped with Tamrons USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) motor and VC (Vibration Compensation) image stabilization to reduce camera shake so you can achieve the previously unobtainable.
Delivering leading-edge image quality
With one special XLD (Extra Low Dispersion) glass (*3) and four LD (Low Dispersion) elements, this lens offers a new level of correction for chromatic aberrations. The new advanced optical design delivers higher performance with excellent s that bring your subject into focus, thus to life.
Lens Construction (Groups/Elements)
Angle of View (Diagonal)
34¡21_-12¡21' (with full-size SLR cameras)
22¡33_-7¡59' (with APS-C sized sensor digital SLR cameras)
Minimum Focus Distance
1.3m (51.2 in)
Macro Magnification Ratio
1: 8 (at f=200mm: MFD 1.3m)
1470g (51.9 oz)*
(including detachable tripod mount)
188.3mm (7.4 in)*
196.7mm (7.7 in)*
Diaphragm Blade Number
9 (rounded diaphragm)(*3)
Flower-shaped Lens hood