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Tamron SP 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD Macro vs Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8G

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Tamron SP 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD Macro vs Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8Gto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Tamron 90mm F2.8 VC Macro Top Features

  • 90mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Weather Sealed
  • Filter Thread: 62mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 609g.
  • Diameter: 79mm
  • Length: 117mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.3m
  • Max Magnification:1x

Tamron SP 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD Macro

Nikon 85mm f1.8G Top Features

  • 85mm Focal Range
  • F1.8 Max Aperture
  • Weather Sealed
  • Filter Thread: 67mm
  • Max Format:
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 350g.
  • Diameter: 80mm
  • Length: 73mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.8m
  • Max Magnification:0.124x

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8G

Our Winner: Tamron SP 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD Macro over Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8G

Focal Length – Tele 90mm vs 85mm
Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 7
Diameter 79mm vs 80mm
Filter Thread 62mm vs 67mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.3m vs 0.8m
Max Magnification 1x vs 0.124x

Pros Of Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8G over Tamron SP 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD Macro
Focal Length – Wide 85mm vs 90mm
Max Aperture – Wide 1.8 vs 2.8
Max Aperture – Tele 1.8 vs 2.8
Distance Scale Yes vs No
Depth-of-Field Scale Yes vs No
Weight 350g vs 609g
Length 73mm vs 117mm

Tamron 90mm F2.8 VC Macro vs Nikon 85mm f1.8G Specs Table

General Tamron 90mm F2.8 VC Macro Nikon 85mm f1.8G
Brand Tamron Nikon
Lens Type Prime Prime
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Lens Type Macro Prime Telephoto Prime
Lens Mount Nikon F (FX) Nikon F (FX)
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 90mm 85mm
Image Stabilization Yes No
Colour Unknown Black
Zoom Method No Zoom No Zoom
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock No No
Zoom Ratio 1.0X 1.0X
Aperture
Max Aperture F2.8 F1.8
Min Aperture F16.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 9 7
Optics
Optical Elements 14 9
Optical Groups 11 9
Special Elements LD/XLD elements + fluorine, eBAND, BBAR coatings unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.3m 0.8m
Max Magnification 1X 0.124X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Ring-type ultrasonic Ultrasonic
Full Time Manual Yes
Focus Method Internal Internal
Distance Scale No Yes
DoF Scale No Yes
Distance Scale No Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 609g 350g
Diameter 79mm 80mm
Length 117mm 73mm
Materials Unknown Unknown
Weather Sealing Yes Yes
Filter Thread 62mm 67mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code Unknown HB-62
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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