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Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro vs Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f1.8G Special Edition Side By Side Comparison | Michigan Photography
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Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro vs Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f1.8G Special Edition

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro vs Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f1.8G Special Editionto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Top Features

  • 50mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 55mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 320g.
  • Diameter: 71mm
  • Length: 67mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.19m
  • Max Magnification:1x

Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro

Nikon 50mm f1.8G SE Top Features

  • 50mm Focal Range
  • F1.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format:
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 185g.
  • Diameter: 72mm
  • Length: 53mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.45m
  • Max Magnification:0.15x

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f1.8G Special Edition

Our Winner: Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro over Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f1.8G Special Edition

Diameter 71mm vs 72mm
Filter Thread 55mm vs 58mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.19m vs 0.45m
Max Magnification 1x vs 0.15x

Pros Of Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f1.8G Special Edition over Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro
Max Aperture – Wide 1.8 vs 2.8
Max Aperture – Tele 1.8 vs 2.8
Weight 185g vs 320g
Length 53mm vs 67mm

Cons Of Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro and Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f1.8G Special Edition
Image Stabilization No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro vs Nikon 50mm f1.8G SE All Features

General Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Nikon 50mm f1.8G SE
Brand Sigma Nikon
Lens Type Prime Prime
Price CHECK PRICE CHECK PRICE
Lens Type Macro Prime Standard Prime
Lens Mount Nikon F (FX) Nikon F (FX)
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 F1.8
Min Aperture F16.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 7 7
Optics
Optical Elements 10 7
Optical Groups 9 6
Special Elements unknown One aspherical element
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.19m 0.45m
Max Magnification 1X 0.15X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micromotor Ultrasonic
Full Time Manual No Yes
Focus Method Extending front Unknown
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Yes Yes
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Yes Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 320g 185g
Diameter 71mm 72mm
Length 67mm 53mm
Materials metal mount Unknown
Weather Sealing Unknown No
Filter Thread 55mm 58mm
Filter Notes Does not rotate on focus
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code Unknown HB-47
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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