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Compare Pentax-D FA 150-450mm F4.5-5.6 vs Pentax DA 35mm F2.8 Macro vs Sigma 70mm F2.8 DG Macro

Reviews

Neo score
31%
68%
91%
Pros
  • Great reach at a reasonable price point
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Compact and lightweight
  • 1:1 maximum magnification
  • Beautiful construction
  • 1x maximum magnification
  • Weather-sealed
  • Rather lightweight for a 1:1 macro lens
Cons
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Large and heavy
  • External focusing
  • Built between Art and Contemporary line

Price

MSRP
2500 USD
400 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades, Rounded (150mm: F4.5-8, 450mm: F5.6-8)
9 blades, Rounded aperture diaphragm
9 blades
Colors
Black
Black, Silver
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Normal Prime Lens
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
APS-C
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Distance scale, DoF scale
Lens Mount
Pentax K-mount
Pentax K-mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Sigma SA-mount, Sony E-mount, Leica L-mount
Motor
Micromotor
Screw drive from camera
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
18 elements
9 elements
13 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
14 groups
8 groups
10 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
HD, Super protect coatings, ED elements groups
High-grade multi-layer HD (High Definition) Coating groups
Two FLD glass elementsTwo SLD glass elementsTwo aspherical elements groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
86 mm / 3.39 in
49 mm / 1.93 in
49 mm / 1.93 in
Size | Diameter
95 mm / 3.74 in
63 mm / 2.48 in
71 mm / 2.80 in
Size | Length
242 mm / 9.53 in
47 mm / 1.85 in
106 mm / 4.17 in
Weight
2000 g / 70.67 oz
214 g / 7.56 oz
515 g / 18.20 oz

Function

Angle Of View
16.4° Diagonal | 13.7° Horizontal | 9.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 5.5° Diagonal | 4.6° Horizontal | 3.1° Vertical (tele)
44.8° Diagonal | 37.8° Horizontal | 25.8° Vertical
34.4° Diagonal | 28.8° Horizontal | 19.5° Vertical
Aperture
f/4.5–5.6 ~ f/22–27
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
Focal Length
150 mm ~ 450 mm
35 mm
70 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
52.5 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Extending front
Extending front
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.22x
1x
1x
Min Focus Distance
2000 mm / 78.74 in
140 mm / 5.51 in
260 mm / 10.24 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: PH-RBA86 (supplied), Tripod mount: O-TM80Lens case: HS120-270
Lens Hood: built-in hood (supplied)
Lens Hood: LH708-01 (supplied)
Debut
2015-02-04
2013-08-27
2018-02-27
Made In
Japan
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