Tamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD Lens Announced !

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Tamron has just officially announced the new 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD lens today. This lens is available for Nikon F-mount full frame DSLR cameras, US price is $799, now available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama.com.

Telephoto zoom is designed for FX-format Nikon F-mount DSLRs, however can also be used with DX models where it provides a 105-315mm equivalent focal length range.
Constant f/4 maximum aperture affords consistent brightness throughout the zoom range and offers improved control over depth of field.
VC image stabilization helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to 4 stops or more effective handheld shooting in difficult lighting conditions.
An Ultrasonic Silent Drive autofocus motor, along with a High-Speed Dual Micro-Processing Unit, delivers quick and precise focusing performance to suit working with moving subjects. This motor also affords full-time manual focus control, and it is possible to focus on subjects as close as 3.1′ away with a maximum magnification ratio of 1:3.1.
Internal zooming mechanism maintains the overall lens length during use for easier, more intuitive handling and faster performance.
A moisture-resistant construction benefits this lens’ use in inclement conditions, and a fluorine coating has also been applied to the front lens element to protect against dust, dirt, and smearing.
Rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
Optional tripod collar is available, which features an Arca-type compatible foot, for more stable use atop a tripod.
Compatible with optional Tamron teleconverter for extending the effective reach of this lens, and also compatible with optional TAP-in Console for fine-tuning select focusing adjustments and for updating lens firmware.
Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 70–210 mm
Image stabilization Yes
CIPA Image stabilization rating stop(s)
Lens mount Canon EF, Nikon F (FX)
Aperture
Maximum aperture F4
Minimum aperture F32
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Optics
Elements 20
Groups 14
Special elements / coatings 3 low-dispersion elements + fluorine coating
Focus
Minimum focus 0.95 m (37.4)
Maximum magnification 0.32×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Ring-type ultrasonic
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale Yes
DoF scale No
Physical
Weight 859 g (1.89 lb)
Diameter 76 mm (2.99)
Length 175 mm (6.89)
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Zoom method Rotary (internal)
Power zoom No
Zoom lock No
Filter thread 67 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar No