The ‘high-power’ 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III VC – the launch date of which has not been released – will include a stepping motor optimised to provide ‘silent, quick and accurate auto focusing.’

Housed in a metal exterior, the 17-elements-in-13-groups lens will be available in black and silver colour options.

Features include Tamron’s Vibration Compensation (VC) and a seven-blade diaphragm.

The lens will include one low dispersion element and a hybrid aspherical element to help reduce aberrations.