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Compare Sigma 18-300 F3.5-6.3 DC Macro vs Sony 16-70mm F4 ZA vs Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro

Reviews

Neo score
55%
52%
65%
Pros
  • Very versatile focal range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • High maximum magnification
  • Optically stabilized
  • Good optical performance
  • Beautiful construction
  • Optically stabilized
  • Rather good resolution
Cons
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Merely 0.36x maximum magnification despite named "Macro"

Price

MSRP
800 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades, rounded
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
All-in-One Zoom Lens
Standard Zoom Lens
Standard Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Distance scale
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sigma SA-mount, Sony A-mount
Sony E-mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sigma SA-mount, Sony A-mount
Material
Metal mount and exterior
Plastic barrel, metal mount
Motor
Ultrasonic
Stepper motor
Micro-type ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
16 elements
16 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
12 groups
14 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
4 "F" low dispersion, 1 special low dispersion groups
Zeiss T* (T-star) coating groups
2 FLD ("F" Low Dispersion) glass elements, 1 SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass element, 3 aspherical glass lenses including double sided aspherical lens groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
72 mm / 2.83 in
55 mm / 2.17 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
Size | Diameter
67 mm / 2.64 in
79 mm / 3.11 in
Size | Length
75 mm / 2.95 in
82 mm / 3.23 in
Weight
308 g / 10.88 oz
465 g / 16.43 oz

Function

Angle Of View
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 5.5° Diagonal | 4.6° Horizontal | 3.1° Vertical (tele)
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 23.3° Diagonal | 19.5° Horizontal | 13.0° Vertical (tele)
80.7° Diagonal | 70.4° Horizontal | 50.4° Vertical (wide) ~ 23.3° Diagonal | 19.5° Horizontal | 13.0° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/3.5–6.3 ~ f/22
f/4 ~ f/22
f/2.8–4 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
18 mm ~ 300 mm
16 mm ~ 70 mm
17 mm ~ 70 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
27.0 mm ~ 450.0 mm
24.0 mm ~ 105.0 mm
25.5 mm ~ 105.0 mm
Focus Type
Extending front
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
No
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
3x
0.23x
0.36x
Min Focus Distance
390 mm / 15.35 in
350 mm / 13.78 in
220 mm / 8.66 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens Hood: ALC-SH111 (supplied)
Lens Hood: LH780-03 (supplied)
Debut
2014-09-12
2013-08-27
2012-09-17
Made In
Japan
Japan
Model Name
SEL1670Z
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