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Pentax smc D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro vs Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Pentax smc D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro vs Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSMto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Pentax D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro Top Features

  • 50mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 49mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Pentax KAF Mount
  • Weight: 265g.
  • Diameter: 68mm
  • Length: 60mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.2m
  • Max Magnification:1x

Pentax smc D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro

Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Top Features

  • 50mm Focal Range
  • F1.4 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 77mm
  • Max Format:
  • Pentax KAF3 Mount
  • Weight: 505g.
  • Diameter: 85mm
  • Length: 68mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.45m
  • Max Magnification:0.14x

Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM

Our Winner: Pentax smc D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro over Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM

Aperture Ring Yes vs No
Weight 265g vs 505g
Diameter 68mm vs 85mm
Length 60mm vs 68mm
Filter Thread 49mm vs 77mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.2m vs 0.45m
Max Magnification 1x vs 0.14x

Pros Of Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM over Pentax smc D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro
Max Aperture – Wide 1.4 vs 2.8
Max Aperture – Tele 1.4 vs 2.8
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 8

Cons Of Pentax smc D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro and Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM
Image Stabilization No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Pentax D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro vs Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM All Features

General Pentax D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM
Brand Pentax Sigma
Lens Type Prime Prime
Price CHECK PRICE CHECK PRICE
Lens Type Macro Prime Standard Prime
Lens Mount Pentax KAF Pentax KAF3
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 50mm 50mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Black Black
Zoom Method No Zoom No Zoom
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock No No
Zoom Ratio 1.0X 1.0X
Aperture
Max Aperture F2.8 F1.4
Min Aperture F32.0 F16.0
Aperture Ring Yes No
Diaphragm Blades 8 9
Optics
Optical Elements 8 8
Optical Groups 7 6
Special Elements unknown 1 Aspherical element
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.2m 0.45m
Max Magnification 1X 0.14X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Screw drive from camera Ring-type ultrasonic
Full Time Manual Yes Yes
Focus Method Unknown Unit
Distance Scale Unknown Yes
DoF Scale Yes Yes
Distance Scale Unknown Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 265g 505g
Diameter 68mm 85mm
Length 60mm 68mm
Materials Unknown Plastic barrel, metal mount
Weather Sealing Unknown Unknown
Filter Thread 49mm 77mm
Filter Notes Does not rotate on focus
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code Unknown Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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