TAMRON USA, INC. recently annouced the availability and pricing of Tamron 18-200mm Di II VC (Model B018) lens which is the lightest(1) in the world.
(1) Among 18-200mm interchangeable lenses for APS-C DSLR cameras with O.I.S. (As of July 8, 2015. Source: Tamron)
- The lens will be available at approximately $249 in the USA in both Canon and Nikon mount starting August 20, 2015.
- The Sony(2) mount will be introduced at a later date.
(2) The Sony mount version does not include VC because Sony DSLR bodies incorporate built-in image stabilization. The name of the Sony mount model is “18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II” without the VC designation.
You can order/buy the above Tamron 18-200mm lens from B&H: