Sigma 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Compared to the Nikon 28mm f/1.4E ED AF-S Lens

SpecificationsSigma 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art LensNikon 28mm f/1.4E ED AF-S Lens
  Sigma 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Nikon 28mm f/1.4E ED AF-S Lens
Year Introduced20182017
Mounts OnFull Frame, APS-CFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups17/1214/11
Angle of View: Diagonal75.4°75°
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/1.4-16 f/1.4-16
Number of Aperture Blades 9 9
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 30.5 oz  (865g) 22.8 oz  (645g)
Actual Weight 30.5 oz  (865g)
Lens Hood Weight 1.8 oz  (50g)
In-Use Weight 32.3 oz  (915g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.26 x 4.24”  (82.8 x 107.7mm) 3.27 x 3.96”  (83 x 100.5mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.26 x 4.56”  (83 x 115.9mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 4.56”  (115.9mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.96 x 2.04”  (100.6 x 51.9mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 6.26 - 6.26”  (159 - 159mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 1.88”  (47.7mm)
Filter Size 77mm  UV ► CP ► 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type HSM SWM
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 110°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N N
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 11.02”  (280mm) 11.02”  (280mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 9.92”  (252mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.19x 0.17x
 
Features  
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / LH828-01 Buy ► Y / HB-83 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N N
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? Y / Padded Nylon Y / CL-1118 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 28mm = 3.51'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 28mm = 1069mm
 
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