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Compare Sony 400mm F2.8 GM vs Sigma 500mm F4 DG OS HSM

Reviews

Neo score
62%
74%
Pros
  • Exceptionally faster autofocus
  • Lighter than the competition
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Compatible with teleconverters
  • Excellent autofocus
  • Superb sharpness
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
Cons
  • Very expensive
  • External zoom without zoom lock

Price

MSRP
12000 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
11 blades
9 blades, Rounded blades
Colors
White
Black
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Prime Lens
Super Telephoto Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Lens Mount
Sony E-mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Sigma SA-mount
Material
Magnesium alloy
Motor
Linear Motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
23 elements
16 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
17 groups
11 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 fluorite and 3 ED elements, Nano AR and fluorine coatings groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
40.5 mm / 1.59 in
46 mm (rear filter holder)
Size | Diameter
158 mm / 6.22 in
144.8 mm / 5.7 in
Size | Length
359 mm / 14.13 in
380.3 mm / 15 in
Weight
2895 g / 102.30 oz
3310 g

Function

Angle Of View
6.2° Diagonal | 5.2° Horizontal | 3.4° Vertical
5.0° Diagonal | 4.1° Horizontal | 2.7° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8
f/4 ~ f/32
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
400 mm
500 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
0.16x
0.15x
Min Focus Distance
2700 mm / 106.30 in
3500 mm / 137.8 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: ALC-SH155 (supplied)
Lens hood included
Debut
2018-06-27
2016-09-19
Made In
Japan
Model Name
SEL400F28GM
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