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Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO DG Macro vs Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO DG Macro vs Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macroto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG Top Features

  • 70-300mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 550g.
  • Diameter: 77mm
  • Length: 122mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.95m
  • Max Magnification:0.5x

Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO DG Macro

Tamron AF 70-300mm f4-5.6 LD Top Features

  • 70-300mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 62mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 435g.
  • Diameter: 77mm
  • Length: 117mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.95m

Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro

Our Winner: Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO DG Macro over Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro

Filter Thread 58mm vs 62mm
Max Magnification 0.5x vs x

Pros Of Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro over Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO DG Macro
Weight 435g vs 550g
Length 117mm vs 122mm

Cons Of Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO DG Macro and Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro
Image Stabilization No vs No
Extending while Focusing Yes vs Yes
Internal Zoom No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG vs Tamron AF 70-300mm f4-5.6 LD All Features

General Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG Tamron AF 70-300mm f4-5.6 LD
Brand Sigma Tamron
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
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Lens Type Telephoto Zoom Telephoto Zoom
Lens Mount Canon EF Canon EF
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 70-300mm 70-300mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Unknown Black
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom
Zoom Lock
Zoom Ratio 4.3X 4.3X
Aperture
Max Aperture F4.0 – F5.6 F4.0 – F5.6
Min Aperture F22.0 – F32.0 F32.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 9 9
Optics
Optical Elements 14 13
Optical Groups 10 9
Special Elements 3 SLD glass elements unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.95m 0.95m
Max Magnification 0.5X unknown
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micromotor Micromotor
Full Time Manual No No
Focus Method Extending front Extending front
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Yes Yes
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 550g 435g
Diameter 77mm 77mm
Length 122mm 117mm
Materials Metal mount Unknown
Weather Sealing No Unknown
Filter Thread 58mm 62mm
Filter Notes rotates on focusing
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code Unknown DA-17
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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