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Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro vs Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD

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 Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USDto 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

Tamron 70-300mm f4-5.6 VC USD Top Features

  • 70-300mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 62mm
  • Max Format:
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 765g.
  • Diameter: 82mm
  • Length: 143mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.5m
  • Max Magnification:0.25x

Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD

Our Winner: Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro over Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD

Depth-of-Field Scale Yes vs No
Weight 435g vs 765g
Diameter 77mm vs 82mm
Length 117mm vs 143mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.95m vs 1.5m

Pros Of Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD over Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro
Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Focus Type Internal Focusing vs Extending front
Max Magnification 0.25x vs x

Cons Of Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro and Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD
Internal Zoom No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Tamron AF 70-300mm f4-5.6 LD vs Tamron 70-300mm f4-5.6 VC USD All Features

General Tamron AF 70-300mm f4-5.6 LD Tamron 70-300mm f4-5.6 VC USD
Brand Tamron Tamron
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 Yes
Colour Black Black
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 17
Optical Groups 9 12
Special Elements unknown 1 LD glass element 1 XLD glass element
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.95m 1.5m
Max Magnification unknown 0.25X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micromotor Ring-type ultrasonic
Full Time Manual No Yes
Focus Method Extending front Internal
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Yes No
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 435g 765g
Diameter 77mm 82mm
Length 117mm 143mm
Materials Unknown Plastic barrel, metal mount
Weather Sealing Unknown No
Filter Thread 62mm 62mm
Filter Notes Does not rotate on focusing
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code DA-17 Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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