Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Milvus Lens Compared to the Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art Lens

SpecificationsZeiss 15mm f/2.8 Milvus LensSigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art Lens
  Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Milvus Lens Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art Lens
Year Introduced20162018
Mounts OnFull Frame, APS-CFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups15/1217/11
Angle of View: Diagonal110°114.2° - 84.1°
Angle of View: Horizontal100°
Angle of View: Vertical76°
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-22 f/2.8-22
Number of Aperture Blades 9 9
Rounded Aperture? Y
Manufacturer Specification Weight 33.4 oz  (947g) 40.6 oz  (1150g)
Actual Weight 29.5 oz  (835g) 40.2 oz  (1140g)
Lens Hood Weight 2.5 oz  (70g)
In-Use Weight 31.9 oz  (905g) 40.2 oz  (1140g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 4.03 x 3.94”  (102.3 x 100.2mm) 3.8 x 5.32”  (96.4 x 135.1mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 4.04 x 3.95”  (103 x 100.4mm) 3.78 x 5.62”  (96 x 142.8mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 3.95”  (100.4mm) 5.62”  (142.8mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? Y / N
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 4.48 x 1.85”  (113.8 x 46.9mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 5.42 - 5.42”  (137.6 - 137.6mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.86”  (21.9mm) 1.08” / 0.74”  (27.5mm / 18.9mm)
Filter Size 95mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
AF Motor Type HSM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 120° 128°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Engraved Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 9.84”  (250mm) 10.24”  (260mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 9.8”  (249mm) 9.57” / 9.25”  (243mm / 235mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.11x 0.19x
Zoom Ring Rotation 72°
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / Y /
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / Y /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N N
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? N / Y / Padded Nylon
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 15mm = 1.98' 14mm = 1.96'
16mm = 2.14'
20mm = 2.59'
24mm = 2.95'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 15mm = 602mm 14mm = 596mm
16mm = 652mm
20mm = 788mm
24mm = 900mm
Review Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Milvus Lens Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art Lens
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