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Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A vs Canon EF 50mm f1.8 II

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A vs Canon EF 50mm f1.8 IIto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A Top Features

  • 50mm Focal Range
  • F1.4 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 77mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 815g.
  • Diameter: 85mm
  • Length: 100mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.4m
  • Max Magnification:0.18x

Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A

Canon 50mm f1.8 II Top Features

  • 50mm Focal Range
  • F1.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 52mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 130g.
  • Diameter: 68mm
  • Length: 41mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.45m
  • Max Magnification:0.15x

Canon EF 50mm f1.8 II

Our Winner: Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A over Canon EF 50mm f1.8 II

Max Aperture – Wide 1.4 vs 1.8
Max Aperture – Tele 1.4 vs 1.8
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 5
Distance Scale Yes vs No
Depth-of-Field Scale Yes vs No
Minimum Focus Distance 0.4m vs 0.45m
Max Magnification 0.18x vs 0.15x

Pros Of Canon EF 50mm f1.8 II over Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A
Weight 130g vs 815g
Diameter 68mm vs 85mm
Length 41mm vs 100mm
Filter Thread 52mm vs 77mm

Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A vs Canon 50mm f1.8 II Specs Table

General Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A Canon 50mm f1.8 II
Brand Sigma Canon
Lens Type Prime Prime
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Lens Type Standard Prime Standard Prime
Lens Mount Canon EF Canon EF
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 50mm 50mm
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 F1.4 F1.8
Min Aperture F16.0 F22.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 9 5
Optics
Optical Elements 13 6
Optical Groups 8 5
Special Elements SLD glass elements, aspheric elements unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.4m 0.45m
Max Magnification 0.18X 0.15X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Ring-type ultrasonic Micromotor
Full Time Manual Yes No
Focus Method Internal Unit
Distance Scale Yes No
DoF Scale Yes No
Distance Scale Yes No
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 815g 130g
Diameter 85mm 68mm
Length 100mm 41mm
Materials Unknown Plastic barrel, plastic mount
Weather Sealing Unknown No
Filter Thread 77mm 52mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied Unknown No
Hood Code Unknown ES-62
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories Hard Case LH-B9 Soft Case ES-C9/LP1014
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