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Compare Pentax DA 40mm F2.8 vs Pentax DA 35mm F2.8 Macro vs Sigma 70mm F2.8 DG Macro

Reviews

Neo score
68%
68%
91%
Pros
  • Exceptionally light and compact
  • Great rendering
  • Compact and lightweight
  • 1:1 maximum magnification
  • Beautiful construction
  • 1x maximum magnification
  • Weather-sealed
  • Rather lightweight for a 1:1 macro lens
Cons
  • A bit expensive for a pancake lens
  • External focusing
  • Built between Art and Contemporary line

Price

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

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades, Rounded aperture diaphragm
9 blades, Rounded aperture diaphragm
9 blades
Colors
Black, Silver
Black, Silver
Form Factor
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Normal Prime Lens
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
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
Screw drive from camera
Screw drive from camera
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
5 elements
9 elements
13 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
4 groups
8 groups
10 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
High-grade multi-layer HD (High Definition) Coating groups
High-grade multi-layer HD (High Definition) Coating groups
Two FLD glass elementsTwo SLD glass elementsTwo aspherical elements groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
49 mm / 1.93 in
49 mm / 1.93 in
49 mm / 1.93 in
Size | Diameter
63 mm / 2.48 in
63 mm / 2.48 in
71 mm / 2.80 in
Size | Length
15 mm / 0.59 in
47 mm / 1.85 in
106 mm / 4.17 in
Weight
80 g / 2.83 oz
214 g / 7.56 oz
515 g / 18.20 oz

Function

Angle Of View
39.7° Diagonal | 33.4° Horizontal | 22.6° Vertical
44.8° Diagonal | 37.8° Horizontal | 25.8° Vertical
34.4° Diagonal | 28.8° Horizontal | 19.5° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
40 mm
35 mm
70 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
60.0 mm
52.5 mm
Focus Type
Extending front
Extending front
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
0.13x
1x
1x
Min Focus Distance
400 mm / 15.75 in
140 mm / 5.51 in
260 mm / 10.24 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: MH-RE49 (supplied)
Lens Hood: built-in hood (supplied)
Lens Hood: LH708-01 (supplied)
Debut
2013-08-27
2013-08-27
2018-02-27
Made In
Japan
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