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Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG Macro vs Canon EF 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS USM

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 DG Macro vs Canon EF 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS USMto 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 DG Macro

Canon 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS USM Top Features

  • 70-300mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 630g.
  • Diameter: 77mm
  • Length: 143mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.5m
  • Max Magnification:0.26x

Canon EF 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS USM

Our Winner: Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG Macro over Canon EF 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS USM

Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 8
Distance Scale Yes vs No
Depth-of-Field Scale Yes vs No
Weight 550g vs 630g
Length 122mm vs 143mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.95m vs 1.5m
Max Magnification 0.5x vs 0.26x

Pros Of Canon EF 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS USM over Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG Macro
Image Stabilization Yes vs No

Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG vs Canon 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS USM Specs Table

General Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG Canon 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS USM
Brand Sigma Canon
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 Yes
Colour Unknown Unknown
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom
Zoom Lock Yes
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 – F45.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 9 8
Optics
Optical Elements 14 15
Optical Groups 10 10
Special Elements 1 SLD glass element 1 UD glass element
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.95m 1.5m
Max Magnification 0.5X 0.26X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micromotor Micro-type ultrasonic
Full Time Manual No No
Focus Method Extending front Extending front
Distance Scale Yes No
DoF Scale Yes No
Distance Scale Yes No
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 550g 630g
Diameter 77mm 77mm
Length 122mm 143mm
Materials Metal mount Plastic barrel, metal mount
Weather Sealing No No
Filter Thread 58mm 58mm
Filter Notes rotates on focusing rotates on focusing
Hood Supplied Yes No
Hood Code Unknown ET-65B
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories Lens hood ET-65B Soft case LP1222
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