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Compare Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D vs Leica TL 18-56mm F3.5-5.6 vs Sigma 18-300 F3.5-6.3 DC Macro

Reviews

Neo score
50%
61%
55%
Pros
  • Compact and light weight
  • One of the widest rectilinear lens available for APS-C
  • Good sharpness
  • Quite compact and lightweight
  • Simple, elegant design
  • Very versatile focal range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • High maximum magnification
Cons
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • No EXIF
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ
  • Lacks weather sealing

Price

MSRP
499 USD
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Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Standard Zoom Lens
All-in-One Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-M-mount, Fujifilm X-mount, Leica L-mount, Sony E-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
15 elements
10 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
10 groups
7 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
3 ED, 2 aspherical elements + Frog Eye Coating groups
4 aspherical surfaces groups
4 "F" low dispersion, 1 special low dispersion groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
49 mm / 1.93 in
52 mm / 2.05 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
Size | Diameter
60 mm / 2.36 in
63 mm / 2.48 in
Size | Length
53 mm / 2.09 in
60 mm / 2.36 in
Weight
215 g / 7.60 oz
256 g / 9.05 oz

Function

Angle Of View
116.1° Diagonal | 106.3° Horizontal | 83.3° Vertical
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/2.8 ~ f/22
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/16
f/3.5–6.3 ~ f/22
Autofocus
No
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
9 mm
18 mm ~ 56 mm
18 mm ~ 300 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
13.5 mm
27.0 mm ~ 84.0 mm
27.0 mm ~ 450.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Extending front
Image Stabilization
No
No
Yes
Weather Resistance
No
No
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.13x
0.13x
3x
Min Focus Distance
120 mm / 4.72 in
450 mm / 17.72 in
390 mm / 15.35 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2018-03-22
2014-04-24
2014-09-12
Made In
China
Germany
Japan
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