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Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro vs Nikon AF Nikkor 70-300mm f4-5.6G

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro vs Nikon AF Nikkor 70-300mm f4-5.6Gto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Tamron AF 70-300mm f4-5.6 LD Top Features

  • 70-300mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 62mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 435g.
  • Diameter: 77mm
  • Length: 117mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.95m

Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro

Nikon 70-300mm f4-5.6G Top Features

  • 70-300mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 62mm
  • Max Format:
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 425g.
  • Diameter: 74mm
  • Length: 117mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.5m
  • Max Magnification:0.26x

Nikon AF Nikkor 70-300mm f4-5.6G

Our Winner: Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro over Nikon AF Nikkor 70-300mm f4-5.6G

Depth-of-Field Scale Yes vs No
Minimum Focus Distance 0.95m vs 1.5m

Pros Of Nikon AF Nikkor 70-300mm f4-5.6G over Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro
Weight 425g vs 435g
Diameter 74mm vs 77mm
Max Magnification 0.26x vs x

Cons Of Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro and Nikon AF Nikkor 70-300mm f4-5.6G
Image Stabilization No vs No
Extending while Focusing Yes vs Yes
Internal Zoom No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Tamron AF 70-300mm f4-5.6 LD vs Nikon 70-300mm f4-5.6G All Features

General Tamron AF 70-300mm f4-5.6 LD Nikon 70-300mm f4-5.6G
Brand Tamron Nikon
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
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Lens Type Telephoto Zoom Telephoto Zoom
Lens Mount Nikon F (FX) Nikon F (FX)
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 70-300mm 70-300mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Black Unknown
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom No
Zoom Lock No
Zoom Ratio 4.3X 4.3X
Aperture
Max Aperture F4.0 – F5.6 F4.0 – F5.6
Min Aperture F32.0 F32.0 – F45.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 9 9
Optics
Optical Elements 13 13
Optical Groups 9 9
Special Elements unknown unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.95m 1.5m
Max Magnification unknown 0.26X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micromotor Screw drive from camera
Full Time Manual No No
Focus Method Extending front Extending front
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Yes No
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 435g 425g
Diameter 77mm 74mm
Length 117mm 117mm
Materials Unknown Plastic barrel, plastic mount
Weather Sealing Unknown Unknown
Filter Thread 62mm 62mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code DA-17 HB-26
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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