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Sigma 500mm F4.5 EX DG HSM vs Canon EF 600mm f4.0L IS II USM

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Sigma 500mm F4.5 EX DG HSM vs Canon EF 600mm f4.0L IS II USMto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Sigma 500mm F4.5 EX DG HSM Top Features

  • 500mm Focal Range
  • F4.5 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 46mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 3150g.
  • Diameter: 123mm
  • Length: 350mm
  • Min Focus Distance:4m
  • Max Magnification:0.13x

Sigma 500mm F4.5 EX DG HSM

Canon 600mm f4.0L IS II USM Top Features

  • 600mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Weather Sealed
  • Filter Thread: 52mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 3920g.
  • Diameter: 168mm
  • Length: 449mm
  • Min Focus Distance:4.5m
  • Max Magnification:0.15x

Canon EF 600mm f4.0L IS II USM

Our Winner: Sigma 500mm F4.5 EX DG HSM over Canon EF 600mm f4.0L IS II USM

Focal Length – Wide 500mm vs 600mm
Weight 3150g vs 3920g
Diameter 123mm vs 168mm
Length 350mm vs 449mm
Filter Thread 46mm vs 52mm
Minimum Focus Distance 4m vs 4.5m

Pros Of Canon EF 600mm f4.0L IS II USM over Sigma 500mm F4.5 EX DG HSM
Focal Length – Tele 600mm vs 500mm
Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Max Aperture – Wide 4 vs 4.5
Max Aperture – Tele 4 vs 4.5
Weather Sealing Yes vs No
Max Magnification 0.15x vs 0.13x

Sigma 500mm F4.5 EX DG HSM vs Canon 600mm f4.0L IS II USM Specs Table

General Sigma 500mm F4.5 EX DG HSM Canon 600mm f4.0L IS II USM
Brand Sigma Canon
Lens Type Prime Prime
Price CHECK PRICE CHECK PRICE
Lens Type Telephoto Prime Telephoto Prime
Lens Mount Canon EF Canon EF
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 500mm 600mm
Image Stabilization No Yes
Colour Unknown Grey and Black
Zoom Method No Zoom No Zoom
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock No No
Zoom Ratio 1.0X 1.0X
Aperture
Max Aperture F4.5 F4.0
Min Aperture F32.0 F32.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 9 9
Optics
Optical Elements 11 16
Optical Groups 8 12
Special Elements 2 ELD glass elements 2 fluorite elements
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 4m 4.5m
Max Magnification 0.13X 0.15X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Ring-type ultrasonic Ring-type ultrasonic
Full Time Manual Yes Yes
Focus Method Internal Internal
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale No No
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 3150g 3920g
Diameter 123mm 168mm
Length 350mm 449mm
Materials Unknown Magnesium alloy barrel, metal mount
Weather Sealing Unknown Yes
Filter Thread 46mm 52mm
Filter Notes 46mm drop-in filters Rear drop-in
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code Unknown ET-185B
Tripod Collar Unknown Yes
Optional Accessories
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