TAMRON 11-20mm f/2.8 Di III-A RXD for Sony APS-C Mirrorless
Offering the unprecedented brightness of constant F2.8 and outstanding portability, the 11-20mm F/2.8 Di III-A2 RXD (Model B060) is a fast-aperture ultra wide-angle zoom lens for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. The F2.8 maximum aperture is a world’s first for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless in this category. Because the fast-aperture lets you maintain a high shutter speed even when shooting in dark conditions, you can capture sharp images with minimal hand shake. Also, special lens elements have been optimally arranged to suppress optical aberrations.
These features combine to produce clear images and high-resolution performance. The lens is so light weight and compact that it is hard to believe it is a fast-aperture ultra wide-angle zoom lens. This makes it ideal for regular use, and for travel when you want to carry a smaller camera bag. The 11-20mm F2.8 achieves an MOD (Minimum Object Distance) of 0.15m (5.9 in) at the widest end and 0.24m (9.4 in) at the 20mm end, ensuring the ability to close in on subjects as you please. The lens also incorporates a fast precision AF drive system with an RXD (Rapid-eXtra-silent stepping Drive) stepping motor unit. Moisture-Resistant Construction and Fluorine Coating join forces to offer additional protection when shooting outdoors.
Everything you see, from daily life to travels, is in your photographic grasp with this lens. The 11-20mm F2.8 will expand your enjoyment of shooting by combining excellent portability with the ability to capture images unique to fast-aperture lenses.
Capture dynamic images with a fast-aperture ultra wide-angle zoom lens
Covering focal lengths from 11-20mm (equivalent to 16.5-30mm in full-frame format), this lens is the first ultra wide-angle lens for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras in the world to achieve a maximum aperture of F2.8 and allows users to fully enjoy the soft bokeh effects, distinctive depth-of-field and unique perspective provided by a fast-aperture lens. Enjoy a higher degree of photographic freedom than ever before, such as taking regular snapshots at the 20mm end, which has a rather natural angle of view, and then challenging yourself to take powerful ultra wide-angle shots at the wide end – all while enjoying the easy handling and the advantages that fast-aperture lenses offer. The lens shines in various scenarios, including architecture, landscape, indoor environmental portraits, and interior photography.
A design so compact and light weight, it’s hard to believe it’s an ultra wide-angle lens
The lens was designed to be exceptionally compact and light weight, an ideal match with Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. It has an overall length of 86.2mm (3.4 in), and weighs 335g (11.8 oz). Imagine a lens so small and light that it is hard to believe it is a full-fledged fast-aperture ultra wide-angle zoom. You can concentrate on shooting without worrying about bulk or weight. When used with a compatible Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless camera body, you will enjoy carefree handheld shooting of still images, or even find it easy to shoot video using a compact tripod or gimbal.
Enjoy the outstanding optical performance of the TAMRON 11-20mm F2.8
The 11-20mm F2.8 is a high-resolution lens that focuses on superb image quality as a full-fledged fast-aperture ultra wide-angle zoom. The optical construction includes 12 elements in 10 groups. High resolution performance is maintained across the entire frame with the well-balanced arrangement of two GM (Glass Molded Aspherical) lens elements. Two LD (Low Dispersion) and one XLD (eXtra Low Dispersion) lens elements are used to suppress the chromatic aberrations that tend to occur when shooting at the wide-open aperture of fast-aperture lenses. These features combine to render clear, crisp images. In addition, the use of the lens correction features built into Sony cameras lets users harness extra lens performance gains.
- Model B060
- Focal Length 11-20mm
- Maximum Aperture F2.8
- Angle of View
- (diagonal) 105°20'-71°35'
- (for APS-C frame mirrorless format)
- Optical Construction 12 elements in 10 groups
- Minimum Object Distance 0.15m (5.9 in) (WIDE) /
- 0.24m (9.4 in) (TELE)
- Maximum Magnification Ratio 1:4 (WIDE) / 1:7.6 (TELE)
- Filter Size φ67mm
- Maximum Diameter φ73mm
- Length* 86.2mm (3.4 in)
- Weight 335g (11.8 oz)
- Aperture Blades 7 (circular diaphragm)**
- Minumum Aperture F16
- Standard Accessory Flower-shaped hood, Lens caps
- Compatible Mounts Sony E-mount