Tamron has announced the SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro lens for the Sony A-Mount. It offers a max 1:1 magnification, Tamron’s USD AF motor and full-time manual focus.
We knew the lens would be coming when Tamron announced the Canon and Nikon versions earlier this year. The new Sony version differs from the Canon and Nikon models only by the absence of built-in Vibration Compensation due to sensor-based image stabilization in Sony A-mount bodies. The Sony version carries the same $649 price tag though.
The new Tamron 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro should ship next week and is available for pre-order here at B&H Photo.
Thank you Tamron. Sigma as, basically, abandoned the A-Mount.
Tex Bacalian says
With Canon and Nikon lenses, there is a substantial price difference between stabilized one and the non-stabilized. The Tamron A-mount lenses, which are not stabilized, are also priced the same as that with Canon and Nikon mounts that have stabilization built in them. Can Tamron explain the reason behind this?