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Compare Leica TL 18-56mm F3.5-5.6 vs Sigma 18-300 F3.5-6.3 DC Macro

Reviews

Neo score
61%
55%
Pros
  • Quite compact and lightweight
  • Simple, elegant design
  • Very versatile focal range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • High maximum magnification
Cons
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ
  • Lacks weather sealing

Price

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Construction

Colors
Black
Form Factor
Standard Zoom Lens
All-in-One Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Leica L-mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sigma SA-mount, Sony A-mount
Motor
Stepper motor
Ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
10 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
7 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
4 aspherical surfaces groups
4 "F" low dispersion, 1 special low dispersion groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
52 mm / 2.05 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
Size | Diameter
63 mm / 2.48 in
Size | Length
60 mm / 2.36 in
Weight
256 g / 9.05 oz

Function

Angle Of View
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) / 28.9° Diagonal | 24.2° Horizontal | 16.3° Vertical (tele)
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 5.5° Diagonal | 4.6° Horizontal | 3.1° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/16
f/3.5–6.3 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
18 mm ~ 56 mm
18 mm ~ 300 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
27.0 mm ~ 84.0 mm
27.0 mm ~ 450.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Extending front
Image Stabilization
No
Yes
Weather Resistance
No
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.13x
3x
Min Focus Distance
450 mm / 17.72 in
390 mm / 15.35 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2014-04-24
2014-09-12
Made In
Germany
Japan
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