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Compare Sigma 18-300 F3.5-6.3 DC Macro vs Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro vs Sigma 56mm F1.4 DC DN

Reviews

Neo score
55%
65%
91%
Pros
  • Very versatile focal range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • High maximum magnification
  • Optically stabilized
  • Rather good resolution
  • Good sharpness
  • Bright maximum aperture
  • Weather-sealed
Cons
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • 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
Colors
Black
Form Factor
All-in-One Zoom Lens
Standard Zoom Lens
Short Telephoto Prime 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
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
Ultrasonic
Micro-type ultrasonic
Stepper motor
Optical Formula | Elements
16 elements
10 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
14 groups
6 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
4 "F" low dispersion, 1 special low dispersion 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
1 SLD + 2 aspherical elements groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
72 mm / 2.83 in
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
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 5.5° Diagonal | 4.6° Horizontal | 3.1° Vertical (tele)
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/3.5–6.3 ~ f/22
f/2.8–4 ~ f/22
f/1.4 ~ f/16
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
18 mm ~ 300 mm
17 mm ~ 70 mm
56 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
27.0 mm ~ 450.0 mm
25.5 mm ~ 105.0 mm
84.0 mm
Focus Type
Extending front
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
No
Weather Resistance
No
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
3x
0.36x
0.14x
Min Focus Distance
390 mm / 15.35 in
220 mm / 8.66 in
500 mm / 19.69 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens Hood: LH780-03 (supplied)
Lens hood included
Debut
2014-09-12
2012-09-17
2020-06-18
Made In
Japan
Japan
Japan
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