Tamron, the manufacturer of lenses for various camera systems has released a new firmware update for the new popular Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD telephoto zoom lens, designed for Sony E full-frame mirrorless cameras.
The firmware version 2 adds the following improvements and corrects minor issues that might occur when the lens was used with some Sony cameras:
- A malfunction of Inner body image stabilizer occurs when used at about 70-85mm focal length and at more than 5.5m of object distance. Applicable camera models: α7 II.
- When you use flashes, there is a delay from the time the shutter button is pressed to the time the shutter and the flash release. Applicable camera models:α7, α7 II, α7R, α7R II, α7S, α7S II, α5000, α5100, α6000, α6300, α6500, NEX-3N, NEX-5R, NEX-5T, NEX-7, NEX-F3, NEX-6.
In addition, Tamron has released a teaser for the new lens for Sony FE, which will be announced soon. This is a full-frame zoom lens, however, according to the source, with a lower aperture ratio than the previous lens series.
A few days ago, Sony has also announced a new compact camera for Vloggers named Sony ZV-1. The digital camera is built around a 20.1-megapixel 1″-type Exmor RS stacked CMOS sensor and ZEISS 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8 lens from the Sony RX100 III, IV, and VA.