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Compare Sigma 18-300 F3.5-6.3 DC Macro vs Pentax DA 35mm F2.8 Macro vs Sigma 70mm F2.8 DG Macro

Reviews

Neo score
55%
68%
91%
Pros
  • Very versatile focal range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • High maximum magnification
  • Compact and lightweight
  • 1:1 maximum magnification
  • Beautiful construction
  • 1x maximum magnification
  • Weather-sealed
  • Rather lightweight for a 1:1 macro lens
Cons
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • External focusing
  • Built between Art and Contemporary line

Price

MSRP
400 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades, Rounded aperture diaphragm
9 blades
Colors
Black
Black, Silver
Form Factor
All-in-One Zoom 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
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sigma SA-mount, Sony A-mount
Pentax K-mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Sigma SA-mount, Sony E-mount, Leica L-mount
Motor
Ultrasonic
Screw drive from camera
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
9 elements
13 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
8 groups
10 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
4 "F" low dispersion, 1 special low dispersion groups
High-grade multi-layer HD (High Definition) Coating groups
Two FLD glass elementsTwo SLD glass elementsTwo aspherical elements groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
72 mm / 2.83 in
49 mm / 1.93 in
49 mm / 1.93 in
Size | Diameter
63 mm / 2.48 in
71 mm / 2.80 in
Size | Length
47 mm / 1.85 in
106 mm / 4.17 in
Weight
214 g / 7.56 oz
515 g / 18.20 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)
44.8° Diagonal | 37.8° Horizontal | 25.8° Vertical
34.4° Diagonal | 28.8° Horizontal | 19.5° Vertical
Aperture
f/3.5–6.3 ~ f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
18 mm ~ 300 mm
35 mm
70 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
27.0 mm ~ 450.0 mm
52.5 mm
Focus Type
Extending front
Extending front
Extending front
Image Stabilization
Yes
No
No
Weather Resistance
No
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
3x
1x
1x
Min Focus Distance
390 mm / 15.35 in
140 mm / 5.51 in
260 mm / 10.24 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens Hood: built-in hood (supplied)
Lens Hood: LH708-01 (supplied)
Debut
2014-09-12
2013-08-27
2018-02-27
Made In
Japan
Japan
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