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Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG Macro vs Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8G

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG Macro vs Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8Gto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Top Features

  • 105mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 62mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 460g.
  • Diameter: 74mm
  • Length: 98mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.31m
  • Max Magnification:1x

Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG Macro

Nikon 85mm f1.8G Top Features

  • 85mm Focal Range
  • F1.8 Max Aperture
  • Weather Sealed
  • Filter Thread: 67mm
  • Max Format:
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 350g.
  • Diameter: 80mm
  • Length: 73mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.8m
  • Max Magnification:0.124x

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8G

Our Winner: Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG Macro over Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8G

Focal Length – Tele 105mm vs 85mm
Diaphgragm Blades 8 vs 7
Diameter 74mm vs 80mm
Filter Thread 62mm vs 67mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.31m vs 0.8m
Max Magnification 1x vs 0.124x

Pros Of Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8G over Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG Macro
Focal Length – Wide 85mm vs 105mm
Max Aperture – Wide 1.8 vs 2.8
Max Aperture – Tele 1.8 vs 2.8
Focus Type Internal Focusing vs Extending front
Weight 350g vs 460g
Length 73mm vs 98mm
Weather Sealing Yes vs No

Cons Of Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG Macro and Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8G
Image Stabilization No vs No

Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG Macro vs Nikon 85mm f1.8G All Features

General Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Nikon 85mm f1.8G
Brand Sigma Nikon
Lens Type Prime Prime
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Lens Type Macro Prime Telephoto Prime
Lens Mount Nikon F (FX) Nikon F (FX)
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 105mm 85mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Unknown 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 F1.8
Min Aperture F16.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 8 7
Optics
Optical Elements 11 9
Optical Groups 10 9
Special Elements unknown unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.31m 0.8m
Max Magnification 1X 0.124X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micromotor Ultrasonic
Full Time Manual No
Focus Method Extending front Internal
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Yes Yes
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter yes (0.4m) Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 460g 350g
Diameter 74mm 80mm
Length 98mm 73mm
Materials Unknown Unknown
Weather Sealing No Yes
Filter Thread 62mm 67mm
Filter Notes Does not rotate on focusing
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code Unknown HB-62
Tripod Collar No No
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