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Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM vs Sony DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM II

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM vs Sony DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM IIto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM Top Features

  • 18-50mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 – F4.5 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 67mm
  • Max Format: APS-C / DX
  • Sony Alpha Mount
  • Weight: 395g.
  • Diameter: 74mm
  • Length: 89mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.3m
  • Max Magnification:0.24x

Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM

Sony DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM II Top Features

  • 18-55mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 55mm
  • Max Format:
  • Sony Alpha Mount
  • Weight: 222g.
  • Diameter: 72mm
  • Length: 69mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.25m
  • Max Magnification:0.34x

Sony DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM II

Our Winner: Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM over Sony DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM II

Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Max Aperture – Wide 2.8 vs 3.5
Max Aperture – Tele 4.5 vs 5.6
Diaphgragm Blades 7 vs
Focus Type Internal Focusing vs Extending front
Internal Zoom Yes vs No
Distance Scale Yes vs No

Pros Of Sony DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM II over Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM
Focal Length – Tele 55mm vs 50mm
Optical Zoom 3.10x vs 2.80x
Weight 222g vs 395g
Diameter 72mm vs 74mm
Length 69mm vs 89mm
Filter Thread 55mm vs 67mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.25m vs 0.3m
Max Magnification 0.34x vs 0.24x

Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM vs Sony DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM II Specs Table

General Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM Sony DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM II
Brand Sigma Sony
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
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Lens Type Standard Zoom Standard Zoom
Lens Mount Sony Alpha Sony Alpha
Max Format APS-C / DX APS-C / DX
Focal Range 18-50mm 18-55mm
Image Stabilization Yes No
Colour Unknown Unknown
Zoom Method Rotary (internal) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom
Zoom Lock
Zoom Ratio 2.8X 3.1X
Aperture
Max Aperture F2.8 – F4.5 F3.5 – F5.6
Min Aperture F22.0 – F36.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 7 unknown
Optics
Optical Elements 16 8
Optical Groups 12 7
Special Elements 2 SLD glass elements 3 aspherical elements unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.3m 0.25m
Max Magnification 0.24X 0.34X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Ultrasonic Micromotor
Full Time Manual No
Focus Method Internal Extending front
Distance Scale Yes No
DoF Scale No No
Distance Scale Yes No
Focus Distance Limiter No Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 395g 222g
Diameter 74mm 72mm
Length 89mm 69mm
Materials Metal mount Unknown
Weather Sealing No Unknown
Filter Thread 67mm 55mm
Filter Notes Does not rotate on focusing
Hood Supplied Yes No
Hood Code Unknown Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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