Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Ultra-Wide Zoom Lens for Nikon: This wide-angle zoom lens features vibration compensation technology and eBAND antireflective coating, so you can capture smooth, clear panoramic images with minimal ghosting and blurring. Fluorine coating repels water and dirt to protect the lens from damage.
Compatible with a variety of Nikon DSLR cameras
Works with most cameras with a Nikon FX mount for versatility.
Ultrawide zoom lens for wide angle shots
Allows you to capture a wide field of view for stunning perspectives with virtually no distortion.
15-30mm focal length
Wide-angle lens is excellent for shooting landscapes, architecture, group shots, travel shots and more.
f/2.8 maximum aperture
Creates sharp, detailed images with shallow depth of field and softly blurred background. Performs best in moderate-to-bright light settings or outdoors on overcast days.
VC (vibration compensation) technology for built-in image stabilization
Reduces image blur and shaking for clear image capture even when shooting handheld or in low lighting conditions.
XGM (eXpanded Glass Molded Aspherical) lens element
Also includes several LD (low dispersion) elements to minimize distortion and aberration for excellent image quality and performance.
A:AnswerAfter doing a ton of research, I've figured that this is definitely not the G2 model. I was moments away from purchasing this lens until I noticed it wasn't G2. It's very weird that BBY wouldn't have the G2 lens for purchase.