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Compare Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro vs Sigma 56mm F1.4 DC DN

Reviews

Neo score
65%
91%
Pros
  • Optically stabilized
  • Rather good resolution
  • Good sharpness
  • Bright maximum aperture
  • Weather-sealed
Cons
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Merely 0.36x maximum magnification despite named "Macro"
  • Very light and compact

Price

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Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades, rounded
9 blades
Form Factor
Standard Zoom Lens
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sigma SA-mount, Sony A-mount
Canon EF-M-mount, Leica L-mount, Micro Four Thirds-mount, Sony E-mount
Material
Plastic barrel, metal mount
Motor
Micro-type ultrasonic
Stepper motor
Optical Formula | Elements
16 elements
10 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
14 groups
6 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 + 2 aspherical elements groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
72 mm / 2.83 in
55 mm / 2.17 in
Size | Diameter
79 mm / 3.11 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Length
82 mm / 3.23 in
60 mm / 2.36 in
Weight
465 g / 16.43 oz
281 g / 9.93 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)
28.9° Diagonal | 24.2° Horizontal | 16.3° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8–4 ~ f/22
f/1.4 ~ f/16
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
17 mm ~ 70 mm
56 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
25.5 mm ~ 105.0 mm
84.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
No
Weather Resistance
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.36x
0.14x
Min Focus Distance
220 mm / 8.66 in
500 mm / 19.69 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: LH780-03 (supplied)
Lens hood included
Debut
2012-09-17
2020-06-18
Made In
Japan
Japan
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