Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM Lens Compared to the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens

SpecificationsCanon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM LensSigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens
  Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM Lens Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens
Year Introduced20192016
Mounts OnFull FrameFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups13/914/12
Angle of View: Diagonal28° 30'28.6°
Angle of View: Horizontal24°
Angle of View: Vertical16°
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/1.2-16 f/1.4-16
Number of Aperture Blades 9 9
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
Manufacturer Specification Weight 42.2 oz  (1196.3g) 39.9 oz  (1130g)
Actual Weight 42 oz  (1190g) 40.1 oz  (1135g)
Lens Hood Weight 2.5 oz  (70g) 1.8 oz  (50g)
In-Use Weight 44.5 oz  (1260g) 41.8 oz  (1185g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 4.1 x 4.6”  (104.14 x 116.84mm) 3.73 x 4.97”  (94.7 x 126.2mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 4.06 x 4.89”  (103 x 124.2mm) 3.72 x 5.29”  (94.5 x 134.3mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 4.89”  (124.2mm) 5.29”  (134.3mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 4.46 x 2.83”  (113.3 x 71.8mm) 4.16 x 2.42”  (105.6 x 61.5mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 7.45 - 7.45”  (189.2 - 189.2mm) 7.41 - 7.41”  (188.1 - 188.1mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.8”  (20.2mm) 2.63”  (66.8mm)
Filter Size 82mm  UV ► CP ► 86mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
AF Motor Type USM HSM
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 360° 142°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges Y /
4.92' (1.5m) - ∞
Distance Scale? / Type N Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 33.46”  (850mm) 33.46”  (850mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 31.61”  (803mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.12x 0.12x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N /
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ET-89 Buy ► Y / LH927-02 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / Y /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N N
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? Y / LP1424 Buy ► Y / Padded Nylon
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 85mm = 9.98' 85mm = 9.5'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 85mm = 3043mm 85mm = 2897mm
Review Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM Lens Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens
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