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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR vs Tamron AF 28-300mm F3.5-6.3 XR Di LD Aspherical IF Macro

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR vs Tamron AF 28-300mm F3.5-6.3 XR Di LD Aspherical IF Macroto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Nikon 28-300mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR Top Features

  • 28-300mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 77mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 800g.
  • Diameter: 83mm
  • Length: 115mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.5m
  • Max Magnification:0.32x

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR

Tamron AF 28-300mm f3.5-6.3 XR LD Top Features

  • 28-300mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F6.3 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 62mm
  • Max Format:
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 420g.
  • Diameter: 73mm
  • Length: 84mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.49m

Tamron AF 28-300mm F3.5-6.3 XR Di LD Aspherical IF Macro

Our Winner: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR over Tamron AF 28-300mm F3.5-6.3 XR Di LD Aspherical IF Macro

Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Max Aperture – Tele 5.6 vs 6.3
Max Magnification 0.32x vs x

Pros Of Tamron AF 28-300mm F3.5-6.3 XR Di LD Aspherical IF Macro over Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR
Depth-of-Field Scale Yes vs No
Aperture Ring Yes vs No
Weight 420g vs 800g
Diameter 73mm vs 83mm
Length 84mm vs 115mm
Filter Thread 62mm vs 77mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.49m vs 0.5m

Cons Of Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR and Tamron AF 28-300mm F3.5-6.3 XR Di LD Aspherical IF Macro
Internal Zoom No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Nikon 28-300mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR vs Tamron AF 28-300mm f3.5-6.3 XR LD All Features

General Nikon 28-300mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR Tamron AF 28-300mm f3.5-6.3 XR LD
Brand Nikon Tamron
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
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Lens Type SuperZoom SuperZoom
Lens Mount Nikon F (FX) Nikon F (FX)
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 28-300mm 28-300mm
Image Stabilization Yes No
Colour Black Black
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom No
Zoom Lock Yes Yes
Zoom Ratio 10.7X 10.7X
Aperture
Max Aperture F3.5 – F5.6 F3.5 – F6.3
Min Aperture F22.0 – F38.0 F22.0
Aperture Ring No Yes
Diaphragm Blades 9 9
Optics
Optical Elements 19 15
Optical Groups 14 13
Special Elements 2 ED glass elements 3 aspherical elements unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.5m 0.49m
Max Magnification 0.32X unknown
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Ring-type ultrasonic Micromotor
Full Time Manual Yes
Focus Method Internal Internal
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale No Yes
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 800g 420g
Diameter 83mm 73mm
Length 115mm 84mm
Materials Plastic barrel, metal mount Unknown
Weather Sealing No Unknown
Filter Thread 77mm 62mm
Filter Notes Does not rotate on focusing
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code HB-50 flower shaped hood
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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