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Compare Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro vs SIGMA 35mm F2 DG DN vs Sigma 18-300 F3.5-6.3 DC Macro

Reviews

Neo score
65%
83%
55%
Pros
  • Optically stabilized
  • Rather good resolution
  • Excellent build quality
  • Very sharp
  • High contrast
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with physical aperture ring
  • Fast autofocus
  • Very versatile focal range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • High maximum magnification
Cons
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Merely 0.36x maximum magnification despite named "Macro"
  • Aperture ring cannot be switched to clickless
  • Focus breathing is visible
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ
  • Lacks weather sealing

Price

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Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades, rounded
9 blades
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Standard Zoom Lens
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
All-in-One Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
Full-Frame
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Distance scale
Physical aperture ring
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sigma SA-mount, Sony A-mount
Leica L-mount, Sony E-mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sigma SA-mount, Sony A-mount
Material
Plastic barrel, metal mount
Magnesium alloy
Motor
Micro-type ultrasonic
Stepper motor
Ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
16 elements
10 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
14 groups
9 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
2 FLD ("F" Low Dispersion) glass elements, 1 SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass element, 3 aspherical glass lenses including double sided aspherical lens groups
1 SLD + 3 aspherical elements, Super Multi-Layer coating groups
4 "F" low dispersion, 1 special low dispersion groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
72 mm / 2.83 in
58 mm / 2.28 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
Size | Diameter
79 mm / 3.11 in
70 mm / 2.76 in
Size | Length
82 mm / 3.23 in
65 mm / 2.56 in
Weight
465 g / 16.43 oz
325 g / 11.48 oz

Function

Angle Of View
80.7° Diagonal | 70.4° Horizontal | 50.4° Vertical (wide) ~ 23.3° Diagonal | 19.5° Horizontal | 13.0° Vertical (tele)
63.5° Diagonal | 54.4° Horizontal | 37.8° Vertical
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 5.5° Diagonal | 4.6° Horizontal | 3.1° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/2.8–4 ~ f/22
f/2 ~ f/22
f/3.5–6.3 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
17 mm ~ 70 mm
35 mm
18 mm ~ 300 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
25.5 mm ~ 105.0 mm
27.0 mm ~ 450.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Extending front
Image Stabilization
Yes
No
Yes
Weather Resistance
Yes
No
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.36x
0.18x
3x
Min Focus Distance
220 mm / 8.66 in
270 mm / 10.63 in
390 mm / 15.35 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: LH780-03 (supplied)
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2012-09-17
2020-12-01
2014-09-12
Made In
Japan
Japan
Japan
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