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Canon EF 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM vs Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO DG Macro

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Canon EF 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM vs Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO DG Macroto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Canon 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM Top Features

  • 70-300mm Focal Range
  • F4.5 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 720g.
  • Diameter: 82mm
  • Length: 100mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.4m
  • Max Magnification:0.06x

Canon EF 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM

Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG Top Features

  • 70-300mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 550g.
  • Diameter: 77mm
  • Length: 122mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.95m
  • Max Magnification:0.5x

Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO DG Macro

Our Winner: Canon EF 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM over Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO DG Macro

Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Length 100mm vs 122mm

Pros Of Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO DG Macro over Canon EF 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM
Max Aperture – Wide 4 vs 4.5
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 6
Weight 550g vs 720g
Diameter 77mm vs 82mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.95m vs 1.4m
Max Magnification 0.5x vs 0.06x

Cons Of Canon EF 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM and Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO DG Macro
Internal Zoom No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Canon 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM vs Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG All Features

General Canon 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG
Brand Canon Sigma
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
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Lens Type Telephoto Zoom Telephoto Zoom
Lens Mount Canon EF Canon EF
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 70-300mm 70-300mm
Image Stabilization Yes No
Colour Black Unknown
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom No
Zoom Lock Yes
Zoom Ratio 4.3X 4.3X
Aperture
Max Aperture F4.5 – F5.6 F4.0 – F5.6
Min Aperture F32.0 – F38.0 F22.0 – F32.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 6 9
Optics
Optical Elements 18 14
Optical Groups 12 10
Special Elements 3 layer DO element lead free glass 3 SLD glass elements
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 1.4m 0.95m
Max Magnification 0.06X 0.5X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Ring-type ultrasonic Micromotor
Full Time Manual Yes No
Focus Method Rear Extending front
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Yes Yes
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 720g 550g
Diameter 82mm 77mm
Length 100mm 122mm
Materials Plastic barrel, metal mount Metal mount
Weather Sealing No No
Filter Thread 58mm 58mm
Filter Notes rotates on focusing
Hood Supplied Unknown Yes
Hood Code ET-65B Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories Soft Case LP1116
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