Tamron 150-600mm F5-6.3 Di VC USD SP Lens Gets Official Release Date and Price Update

The Canon EF mount model will be launched in Japan on December 19

Announced more than month ago, Tamron's 150-600mm F5-6.3 Di VC USD SP lens got new details as well as an official release date and price through a new press release published on Tamron Japan.

As we previously reported, the new Tamron lens comes to replace the firm's AF 200-500mm f/5-6.3 Di LD SP FEC (IF) lens and comes with a 50mm longer focal range on the wide-angle and 100mm on the telephoto side.

The Tamron 150-600mm F5-6.3 Di VC USD SP lens for Canon EF mount will be released in Japan on December 19 at a retail price of ¥140,000 / $1,357 / €988. The Nikon and Sony compatible mount model availability will be announced at a later date.

No further information has been given about its release on the US and European markets. Expect to hear more on this in the coming days until launch. What do you think about Tamron's new ultra-telephoto zoom lens? Let us know in the comments section below.

[Update: December 14] Tamron USA has just announced that the 150-600mm Di VC USD SP lens will be available in the United States starting January 17, 2014 at a price of $1,069.

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