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Compare Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM vs Pentax-D FA 150-450mm F4.5-5.6 vs Pentax-D FA* 70-200mm F2.8

Reviews

Neo score
65%
31%
40%
Pros
  • Excellent image quality
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Great reach at a reasonable price point
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Superb image quality
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Very nice construction
  • Well priced
Cons
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Not the best flare resistance
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Large and heavy
  • Large and heavy

Price

MSRP
2500 USD
1700 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
9 blades, Rounded (150mm: F4.5-8, 450mm: F5.6-8)
9 blades, Rounded (f/2.8-5.6)
Colors
Black
Black
Black or Silver
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Sigma SA-mount
Pentax K-mount
Pentax K-mount
Motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
21 elements
18 elements
19 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
15 groups
14 groups
16 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
Four SLD elements groups
HD, Super protect coatings, ED elements groups
HD, AB, Super Protect coatings groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
67 mm / 2.64 in
86 mm / 3.39 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
Size | Diameter
86 mm / 3.39 in
95 mm / 3.74 in
92 mm / 3.62 in
Size | Length
182 mm / 7.17 in
242 mm / 9.53 in
203 mm / 7.99 in
Weight
1160 g / 40.99 oz
2000 g / 70.67 oz
1755 g / 62.01 oz

Function

Angle Of View
24.4° Diagonal | 20.4° Horizontal | 13.7° Vertical (wide) ~ 6.2° Diagonal | 5.2° Horizontal | 3.4° Vertical (tele)
16.4° Diagonal | 13.7° Horizontal | 9.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 5.5° Diagonal | 4.6° Horizontal | 3.1° Vertical (tele)
34.4° Diagonal | 28.8° Horizontal | 19.5° Vertical (wide) ~ 12.4° Diagonal | 10.3° Horizontal | 6.9° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/5–6.3 ~ f/22
f/4.5–5.6 ~ f/22–27
f/2.8 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
100 mm ~ 400 mm
150 mm ~ 450 mm
70 mm ~ 200 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.26x
0.22x
0.13x
Min Focus Distance
160 mm / 6.30 in
2000 mm / 78.74 in
1200 mm / 47.24 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: LH770-04 (supplied)
Lens Hood: PH-RBA86 (supplied), Tripod mount: O-TM80Lens case: HS120-270
Lens Hood: PH-RBM77 (supplied)
Debut
2017-02-21
2015-02-04
2015-02-04
Made In
Japan
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