Tamron Will Soon Fix the 28-75mm FE Lens Autofocus Issue via Firmware Upgrade

Tamron Japan today issued an official statement saying that it will soon fix the 28-75mm f/2.8 FE lens autofocus issue via firmware update.

Press Release (Translated by Google):

Notice regarding use of 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD (Model A036)

Thank you very much for your continued patronage of Tamron products.

In combination with our lens 28-75 mm F / 2.8 Di III RXD (Model A 036) which was released on May 24, and Sony mirrorless camera, “When focusing on movies, We confirmed the phenomenon that AF does not operate properly under circumstances “.

We are investigating now and plan to respond by updating firmware.
Firmware update can be executed from a Sony mirrorless camera compatible with firmware upgrade. For details, we will show you on the “support information” page at a later date.

In addition, if you register for Tamron Lens Life Members and you are requesting e-mail newsletters, we will inform you by email magazine as soon as details are known.

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens for Sony E: $799 at B&H, Adorama, Amazon.