Tamron 17-28mm F2.8 RXD Zoom Lens Review And Opinion

Tamron 17-28mm F2.8 Di III RXD (A046) gets a finalized review and breakdown by photographer Dustin Abbott. He tells us everything about Tamron’s new wide angle zoom for Sony FE and delivers a final quality verdict for this wide-angle lens.

The Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD is a wide-angle zoom that I can highly recommend. The Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD performs without many flaws. The lens makes good use of the corrective capabilities of the Sony system cameras, and that results in sharp, distortion-free images with a limited amount of vignetting on the sides.

PROS:
Light
Compact build
Internal zoom
Bright
Fast autofocus
Competitively priced
Same filter size as the Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III XRD
Weatherproof

CONS:
No stabilization
Slightly shorter range than comparable lenses
No switches on the lens
Plastic body
Zoom ring in front of focus ring

You can find the Tamron 17-28mm F2.8 RXD at a good price.