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Tamron Announced Development of 11-20mm Zoom Share This on LinkedIn   Tweet This   Forward This

21 February 2023

Tamron has announced the development of its 11-20mm f2.8 Di III-A for Fujifilm X-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. The compact, lightweight zoom features a 35mm equivalent range of 16.5mm to 30mm.

At wide angle, you can move the film plane as close as 5.9 inches to your subject, providing a magnification ratio of 1:4.

Close range is complemented by the quiet Rapid eXtra-silent stepping Drive stepping motor, which is also essential for video captures.

Moisture-resistant construction and durable fluorine coating provide extra protection when shooting outdoors as well.


Highlights of the new zoom include:

  • APS-C format
  • Apertures: f2.8 to f16
  • Rounded 7-blade diaphragm
  • Focal Range: 16.5-30mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Fast ultra-wide-angle zoom
  • Rapid extra silent stepping drive motor
  • 1x XLD, 2x GM Asph. and 2x LD elements
  • BBAR-G2 lens coating
  • Weather-sealed construction


Specifications for the wide-angle zoom include:

Mount Fujifilm X
Focal Length 11mm to 20mm (6.5mm to 30mm equivalent)
Aperture f2.8 to f16
6 rounded aperture blades
Angle of View 105°20' to 71°35'
Minimum Focus 5.9 inches
Magnification 0.25x
Optical Design 12 elements in 10 groups
1x XLD, 2x GM Asph. and 2x LD elements
Autofocus Yes
Image Stabilization No
Filter Thread 67mm
Dimensions 2.9 x 3.4 inches
Weight 11.8 oz.


Tamron did not announce price or availability. You can get on a notification list at B&H.

Tamron Announces Development of Compact, Lightweight f2.8 Ultra Wide-Angle Zoom Lens for Fujifilm X-Mount APS-C Mirrorless Cameras

11-20mm f2.8 Di III-A RXD (Model B060)

COMMACK, N.Y. -- Tamron announces the development of the 11-20mm f2.8 Di III-A[1] RXD (Model B060), a fast-aperture ultra wide-angle zoom lens for Fujifilm X-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras.

The Tamron 11-20mm f2.8 ultra wide-angle zoom lens features a constant aperture of f2.8. Despite its fast f2.8 aperture, the lens is very small and feels perfectly balanced attached to a compact APS-C mirrorless camera body.

With the full-frame equivalent zoom range of 16.5-30mm, it's the ideal lens for everyday use. At the 11mm ultra wide-angle end, the lens allows stunning close-range shooting performance, achieving an MOD (Minimum Object Distance) of 0.15m (5.9 in) and a maximum magnification ratio of 1:4. This feature invites wide-angle macro shooting that exploits the creative effects of naturally occurring distortion that only ultra wide-angle lenses can provide.

Additionally, the quiet RXD (Rapid eXtra-silent stepping Drive) stepping motor AF drive is perfect for both still and video use. Moisture-Resistant Construction and durable Fluorine Coating provide extra protection when shooting outdoors. The compact size, fast f2.8 aperture, practical zoom range and superb image quality make the 11-20mm zoom an ideal choice for travel, landscape, street and general photography.


  1. Ultra wide-angle zoom lens with a fast f2.8 aperture and superior usability
  2. Outstanding optical performance
  3. Exceptionally quiet RXD stepping motor unit perfect for video use
  4. MOD of 0.15m (5.9 in) at the 11mm focal length for creative ultra wide-angle macro
  5. Moisture-Resistant Construction and Fluorine Coating for extra protection

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