Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens Compared to the Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens

SpecificationsSigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports LensTamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens
  Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens
Year Introduced20182017
Mounts OnFull-Frame, APS-CFull-Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups24/2223/17
Angle of View: Diagonal34.3° - 12.3°34° 21' - 12° 21'
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-22 f/2.8-22
Number of Aperture Blades 11 9
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 63.5 oz  (1800g) 53 oz  (1500g)
Actual Weight 63.7 oz  (1805g) 48.7 oz  (1380g)
Lens Hood Weight 3.2 oz  (90g) 1.9 oz  (55g)
Tripod Ring Weight 3.7 oz  (105g)
In-Use Weight 66.9 oz  (1895g) 54.4 oz  (1540g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.71 x 7.99”  (94.2 x 202.9mm) 3.46 x 7.6”  (87.9 x 193mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 5.28 x 8.31”  (134 x 211.2mm) 3.47 x 7.94”  (88.1 x 201.8mm)
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 4.7”  (120.4mm) 4.3”  (109.6mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 8.31”  (211.2mm) 7.94”  (201.8mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? Y / N Y / N
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 4.35 x 3.34”  (110.4 x 84.9mm) 3.96 x 3.79”  (100.6 x 96.3mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 11.23 - 11.23”  (285.3 - 285.3mm) 11.37 - 11.37”  (288.9 - 288.9mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 1.09” / 2.07”  (27.6mm / 52.5mm) 0.76” / 1.52”  (19.4mm / 38.7mm)
Filter Size 82mm  UV ► CP ► 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type HSM USD
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 144° 146°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges Y /
9.8' (3m) - ∞
Full
Y /
Full
9.84' (3m) - ∞
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 47.24”  (1200mm) 37.4”  (950mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 43.43” / 44.57”  (1103mm / 1132mm) 32.4” / 32.64”  (823mm / 829mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.21x 0.16x
 
Features  
Zoom Ring Rotation 60° 60°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y / N Y / Y
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / LH914-01 Buy ► Y / HA025 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / Y /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 4 / Y / 5 /
Extender Compatible? Y Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / Y /
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 70mm = 8.72'
100mm = 12.2'
135mm = 15.88'
200mm = 22.46'
280mm = 30.98'
400mm = 43.25'
70mm = 8.17'
100mm = 11.18'
135mm = 14.73'
200mm = 20.59'
280mm = 29.2'
400mm = 40.89'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 70mm = 2658mm
100mm = 3720mm
135mm = 4840mm
200mm = 6847mm
280mm = 9443mm
400mm = 13185mm
70mm = 2489mm
100mm = 3407mm
135mm = 4491mm
200mm = 6275mm
280mm = 8901mm
400mm = 12463mm
 
Review Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens
 
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