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

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

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: 35mm FF
  • Pentax KAF Mount
  • Weight: 435g.
  • Diameter: 77mm
  • Length: 117mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.95m

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

Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG Top Features

  • 70-300mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format:
  • Pentax KAF 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

Our Winner: 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

Pros Of 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

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

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

General Tamron AF 70-300mm f4-5.6 LD Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG
Brand Tamron Sigma
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
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Lens Type Telephoto Zoom Telephoto Zoom
Lens Mount Pentax KAF Pentax KAF
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 70-300mm 70-300mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Black Unknown
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 F32.0 F22.0 – F32.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 9 9
Optics
Optical Elements 13 14
Optical Groups 9 10
Special Elements unknown 3 SLD glass elements
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.95m 0.95m
Max Magnification unknown 0.5X
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 435g 550g
Diameter 77mm 77mm
Length 117mm 122mm
Materials Unknown Metal mount
Weather Sealing Unknown No
Filter Thread 62mm 58mm
Filter Notes rotates on focusing
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code DA-17 Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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