Tamron has announced what it calls ‘the finest lens in its history’, introducing the new SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD (Model F045) – price tag £929.99 – for full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs.
The new Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD features an optical construction of 14 elements in 10 groups, with four Low Dispersion and three Glass Molded Aspherical lens elements. Tamron says this combination of elements ‘eliminates’ chromatic aberrations and other optical distortions.
Even at its maximum aperture of f/1.4, Tamron says the new SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD achieves high resolution from the centre of the frame to the edges.
A new BBAR-G2 coating helps minimise ghosting and flare, while a new Fluorine coating on the lens’s front element repels water and oil, while also promising to be easier to wipe clean.
What’s more, Tamron has designed the SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD body to be moisture-resistant.
The Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD AF drive uses Tamron’s Ultrasonic Silent Drive, and it also features a newly developed Dynamic Rolling-cam mechanism for stable AF performance in harsh conditions.
The SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD also offers a Full-Time Manual Focus override option, even when using the AF mode.
The Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD price tag will be £929.99. The SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD release date will be the end of June 2019 for the Nikon version, and the end of July for the Canon mount.