The Tokina AT-X 70-200mm lens is the first lens with Tokina’s new
proprietary VCM (Vibration Correction Module). This technology allows
for up to 3 stops of vibration correction* to reduce the affect of
camera shake in situations were a tripod or monopod cannot be used.
Additionally the new 70-200 Lens features a complete ring-shaped
ultrasonic motor for faster and quieter auto-focus. This new motor
allows for the minute adjustments between AF and manual focus modes
dramatically increasing operability. The “S” denotes the new ultrasonic
The optical design of this lens has 3 SD (FK01) Super-low Dispersion
glass elements to correct for chromatic aberration and maintain
heightened optical quality throughout the zoom range.
Tokina’s announcement of the AT-X 70-200 lens expands the lens
lineup to include a compact high-performance telephoto zoom lens that
has great portability in a professional caliber telephoto lens.