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Compare Tamron 18-400mm F/3.5-6.3 vs Leica TL 18-56mm F3.5-5.6 vs Sigma 18-300 F3.5-6.3 DC Macro

Reviews

Neo score
60%
61%
55%
Pros
  • Extreme zoom range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Quite compact and lightweight
  • Simple, elegant design
  • Very versatile focal range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • High maximum magnification
Cons
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ
  • Lacks weather sealing

Price

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Construction

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

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
72 mm / 2.83 in
52 mm / 2.05 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
Size | Diameter
79 mm / 3.11 in
63 mm / 2.48 in
Size | Length
124 mm / 4.88 in
60 mm / 2.36 in
Weight
710 g / 25.09 oz
256 g / 9.05 oz

Function

Angle Of View
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 4.1° Diagonal | 3.4° Horizontal | 2.3° Vertical (tele)
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/3.5–6.3 ~ f/22–40
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/16
f/3.5–6.3 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
18 mm ~ 400 mm
18 mm ~ 56 mm
18 mm ~ 300 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
27.0 mm ~ 600.0 mm
27.0 mm ~ 84.0 mm
27.0 mm ~ 450.0 mm
Focus Type
Extending front
Internal
Extending front
Image Stabilization
Yes
No
Yes
Weather Resistance
Yes
No
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.34x
0.13x
3x
Min Focus Distance
450 mm / 17.72 in
450 mm / 17.72 in
390 mm / 15.35 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2017-06-23
2014-04-24
2014-09-12
Made In
Germany
Japan
Model Name
B028
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