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8.7 out of 10

Tamron 18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD

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Overall 8
8.0

Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 DiII VC PZD review

digitalslrphoto.com
30 September 2014
  • Conclusion: The Tamron 18-270mm is an excellent all-round lens, capable of being used for landscape, wildlife, portraits and even close-up shots. It's a great lens for the enthusiast photographer and boasts a full set of features including stabiliser, ultrasonic focus and good quality optics.
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Overall 8
8.3

Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di-II VC PZD Review

What Digital Camera
25 February 2013
  • Summary: Overall it seems that Tamron has been just a bit too ambitious in this lens. This is unfortunate given that its 270mm setting is a key selling point but there will doubtless be times when owners will be grateful for the extended zoom range that, to some extent, does trump other more modest zooms.
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Overall 7
7.3

Expert Review

DP Review
12 February 2011
  • Summary: The Tamron 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD is a perfectly competent superzoom that squeezes a huge focal length range into a compact package. Autofocus is slower than its competitors, however, and image quality is weak at the telephoto end.
  • Pros: Very useful 15x zoom range, Good image quality at wideangle, Quiet autofocus, Reasonably effective image stabilization, Compact and lightweight
  • Cons: Rather soft at telephoto, especially wide open, Strong distortion across most of the range, Chromatic aberration at each end of the zoom (most pronounced at telephoto), Slower autofocus than its peers
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Overall 8
8.0

Tamron AF 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD review

Amateur Photographer
3 April 2014
  • Summary: As every photographer knows, prime lenses provide the best optical quality. A zoom lens has benefits, but the greater the zoom range the more compromises that have to be made on image quality. The reason for choosing a superzoom is practicality - and for this single compact-lens solution there must be some concessions. The Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD is not only the longest-range superzoom lens of its kind, but also the smallest.
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Overall 8
7.7
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Construction 7
7.0
Ergonomics 9
9.0
Sharpness 7
7.0

Tamron 18–270mm F/3.5–6.3 Di II VC PZD Lens

D-Photo and The Photographer's Mail
16 May 2013
  • Conclusion: The Tamron 18–270 Di II lens is a good lens for travellers who don’t want to have to carry around multiple lenses, or for photographers who have upgraded to a DSLR system and miss the range of their point-and-shoot
  • Pros: Impressive image quality (normal to short telephoto), Excellent resistance to flare, Effective vibration correction system
  • Cons: Slow, occasionally indecisive autofocus, Geometric distortion across much of the zoom range, Chromatic aberration at wide and telephoto
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Overall 7
7.0

Tamron AF 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC Aspherical

ePHOTOzine
4 January 2010
  • Summary: At around £450, this is a great value lens for photographers after a portable all-in-one solution for their photography - for travel photographers, for example. Optically, it is not up to the standard of zoom lenses covering more modest focal length ranges, but that's no surprise. That said, used at its optimum apertures and with sound camera technique there is no reason why you can't get high quality pictures from this optic.
  • Pros: Zoom range, Price, Vibration Compensation feature, Light weight
  • Cons: Slow maximum aperture, Needs to be used at mid-apertures for best quality
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Overall 7
7.0

Test: Tamron 3.5-6.3/18-270 mm Di II VC PZD (Reise-Zoom-Objektiv für Nikon-DSLR)

CHIP Online
1 October 2014
  • Excerpt: Fazit: Das Tamron 3.5-6.3/18-270 mm Di II VC PZD hinterlässt im Test einen wenig souveränen Eindruck. Zwar weist das Reisezoom-Objektiv für APS-C-Kameras einen erstaunlich großen Brennweitenbereich vor. Die geringe Auflösung sowie zahlreiche Abbildungsfehler trüben allerdings die Euphorie.
  • Pros: Brennweite, Auflösung Bildzentrum, Bildstabilisator, Ultraschall-Autofokus
  • Cons: Auflösung Ränder, Sichtbare Farbsäume, Deutliche Verzeichnung
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Overall 7
7.1

Test: Tamron AF 3.5-6.3/18-270 mm Di II VC PZD (Reise-Zoom-Objektiv für Sony-DSLR)

CHIP Online
25 March 2014
  • Excerpt: Fazit: Das Tamron AF 3.5-6.3/18-270 mm Di II VC PZD macht im Test nur eine mittelmäßige Figur. Zwar bietet das Reise-Zoom-Objektiv für APS-C-Kameras von Sony den größten Brennweitenbereich mit gerade noch guter Auflösung. Doch starke Abbildungsfehler kratzen an der Wertung des Tamron AF 3.5-6.3/18-270 mm Di II VC PZD.
  • Pros: 15fach-Zoom, Oft treffsicherer Autofokus
  • Cons: Randschärfeabfall, Abbildungsfehler, Hörbarer Autofokusmotor, Nur für APS-C
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Overall 8
8.4

Test av Tamron 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD

digitalfotoforalla.se
28 November 2013
  • Excerpt: Objektivet är inte tätat och känns billigare än vad originalen är, men fattningen är av metall, och Tamron ger fem års garanti.
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Overall 8
8.2

Tamron AF 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 Di

digital-foto.no
7 November 2011
  • Summary: Det er en teknologisk maktdemonstrasjon som støttes opp av lydløs fokusering, hos Tamron kalt Piezo Drive, samt optisk bildestabilisering i VC-versjonene til Canon og Nikon. De er overraskende nok noen hundre kroner billigere enn ovennevnte pris, som gjelder Sony-versjonen uten stabilisering. På utsiden ligner objektivet til forveksling enhver annen Tamron-zoom. Verken i materialer, utførelse eller detaljer er det gjort noe spesielt ut av denne rekordholderen.
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