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Sony DT 50mm F1.8 SAM vs Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Sony DT 50mm F1.8 SAM vs Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSMto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Sony DT 50mm F1.8 SAM Top Features

  • 50mm Focal Range
  • F1.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 49mm
  • Max Format: APS-C / DX
  • Sony Alpha Mount
  • Weight: 170g.
  • Diameter: 70mm
  • Length: 45mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.34m
  • Max Magnification:0.2x

Sony DT 50mm F1.8 SAM

Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Top Features

  • 50mm Focal Range
  • F1.4 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 77mm
  • Max Format:
  • Sony Alpha Mount
  • Weight: 505g.
  • Diameter: 85mm
  • Length: 68mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.45m
  • Max Magnification:0.14x

Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM

Our Winner: Sony DT 50mm F1.8 SAM over Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM

Weight 170g vs 505g
Diameter 70mm vs 85mm
Length 45mm vs 68mm
Filter Thread 49mm vs 77mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.34m vs 0.45m
Max Magnification 0.2x vs 0.14x

Pros Of Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM over Sony DT 50mm F1.8 SAM
Max Aperture – Wide 1.4 vs 1.8
Max Aperture – Tele 1.4 vs 1.8
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 7
Depth-of-Field Scale Yes vs No
Max Sensor Coverage 35mm FF vs APS-C / DX

Cons Of Sony DT 50mm F1.8 SAM and Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM
Image Stabilization No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Sony DT 50mm F1.8 SAM vs Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM All Features

General Sony DT 50mm F1.8 SAM Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM
Brand Sony Sigma
Lens Type Prime Prime
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Lens Type Standard Prime Standard Prime
Lens Mount Sony Alpha Sony Alpha
Max Format APS-C / DX 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 F1.8 F1.4
Min Aperture F32.0 F16.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 7 9
Optics
Optical Elements 6 8
Optical Groups 5 6
Special Elements unknown 1 Aspherical element
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.34m 0.45m
Max Magnification 0.2X 0.14X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micromotor Ring-type ultrasonic
Full Time Manual No Yes
Focus Method Unit Unit
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale No Yes
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 170g 505g
Diameter 70mm 85mm
Length 45mm 68mm
Materials Plastic barrel, plastic mount Plastic barrel, metal mount
Weather Sealing No Unknown
Filter Thread 49mm 77mm
Filter Notes Does not rotate on focus
Hood Supplied No Yes
Hood Code Unknown Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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