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Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED vs Sigma 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED vs Sigma 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSMto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED Top Features

  • 55-200mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 52mm
  • Max Format: APS-C / DX
  • Nikon F (DX) Mount
  • Weight: 255g.
  • Diameter: 68mm
  • Length: 79mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.95m

Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED

Sigma 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM Top Features

  • 50-200mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 55mm
  • Max Format:
  • Nikon F (DX) Mount
  • Weight: 420g.
  • Diameter: 74mm
  • Length: 102mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.1m
  • Max Magnification:0.22x

Sigma 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM

Our Winner: Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED over Sigma 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM

Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 8
Weight 255g vs 420g
Diameter 68mm vs 74mm
Length 79mm vs 102mm
Filter Thread 52mm vs 55mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.95m vs 1.1m

Pros Of Sigma 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM over Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED
Focal Length – Wide 50mm vs 55mm
Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Optical Zoom 4.00x vs 3.60x
Focus Type Internal Focusing vs Extending front
Max Magnification 0.22x vs x

Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED vs Sigma 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM Specs Table

General Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED Sigma 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM
Brand Nikon Sigma
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
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Lens Type Telephoto Zoom Telephoto Zoom
Lens Mount Nikon F (DX) Nikon F (DX)
Max Format APS-C / DX APS-C / DX
Focal Range 55-200mm 50-200mm
Image Stabilization No Yes
Colour Black Unknown
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom No
Zoom Lock
Zoom Ratio 3.6X 4.0X
Aperture
Max Aperture F4.0 – F5.6 F4.0 – F5.6
Min Aperture F22.0 F22.0 – F32.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 9 8
Optics
Optical Elements 13 14
Optical Groups 9 10
Special Elements 2x ED lens elements 1 SLD glass element
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.95m 1.1m
Max Magnification unknown 0.22X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micro-type ultrasonic Micro-type ultrasonic
Full Time Manual No
Focus Method Extending front Internal
Distance Scale Unknown Yes
DoF Scale Unknown No
Distance Scale Unknown Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 255g 420g
Diameter 68mm 74mm
Length 79mm 102mm
Materials Plastic barrel, plastic mount Metal mount
Weather Sealing Unknown No
Filter Thread 52mm 55mm
Filter Notes Does not rotate on focusing
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code HB-34 Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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