Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens Compared to the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens

SpecificationsSigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports LensCanon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens
  Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens
Year Introduced20182018
Mounts OnFull Frame, APS-CFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups24/2223/19
Angle of View: Diagonal34.3° - 12.3°34° - 12°
Angle of View: Horizontal29° – 10°
Angle of View: Vertical19°30' – 7°
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-22 f/2.8-32
Number of Aperture Blades 11 8
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 63.5 oz  (1800g) 52.2 oz  (1480g)
Actual Weight 63.7 oz  (1805g) 50.5 oz  (1430g)
Lens Hood Weight 3.2 oz  (90g) 3.4 oz  (95g)
Tripod Ring Weight 4.1 oz  (115g)
In-Use Weight 66.9 oz  (1895g) 57.9 oz  (1640g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.71 x 7.99”  (94.2 x 202.9mm) 3.5 x 7.83”  (88.8 x 199mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 5.28 x 8.31”  (134 x 211.2mm) 3.41 x 8.13”  (86.6 x 206.5mm)
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 4.7”  (120.4mm) 3.4”  (85.8mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 8.31”  (211.2mm) 8.13”  (206.5mm)
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) 4.41 x 3.73”  (112.1 x 94.8mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 11.23 - 11.23”  (285.3 - 285.3mm) 11.59 - 11.59”  (294.3 - 294.3mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 1.09” / 2.07”  (27.6mm / 52.5mm) 1.71” / 1.57”  (43.5mm / 39.8mm)
Filter Size 82mm  UV ► CP ► 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type HSM Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 144° 145°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges Y /
9.8' (3m) - ∞
Full
Y /
3.94' (1.2m) - ∞
8.2' (2.5m) - ∞
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 47.24”  (1200mm) 47.24”  (1200mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 43.43” / 44.57”  (1103mm / 1132mm) 47.01” / 45.75”  (1194mm / 1162mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.21x 0.21x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.28-0.06x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.36-0.14x
Magnification Range with 500D Closeup Lens 0.14-0.60x
 
Features  
Zoom Ring Rotation 60° 62°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y / N Y / Y
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / LH914-01 Buy ► Y / ET-87 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / Y / Y
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 4 / Y / 3.5 /
Extender Compatible? Y Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / Y / LZ1326 Buy ►
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 = 8.59'
100mm = 11.79'
135mm = 15.80'
200mm = 22.14'
280mm = 30.12'
400mm = 42.56'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 70mm = 2658mm
100mm = 3720mm
135mm = 4840mm
200mm = 6847mm
280mm = 9443mm
400mm = 13185mm
70mm = 2618mm
100mm = 3595mm
135mm = 4816mm
200mm = 6747mm
280mm = 9180mm
400mm = 12972mm
 
History  
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