Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM Lens Compared to the Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens

SpecificationsSony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM LensSigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens
  Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM Lens Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens
Year Introduced20192017
Mounts OnFull Frame, APS-CFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups13/1013/10
Angle of View: Diagonal18°18.2º
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/1.8-22 f/1.8-16
Number of Aperture Blades 11 9
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 33.5 oz  (950g) 39.9 oz  (1130g)
Actual Weight 33.5 oz  (950g) 40.1 oz  (1135g)
Lens Hood Weight 2.8 oz  (80g) 2.3 oz  (65g)
In-Use Weight 36.4 oz  (1030g) 42.4 oz  (1200g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.52 x 5”  (89.5 x 127mm) 3.6 x 4.52”  (91.4 x 114.9mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.52 x 5.21”  (89 x 132.3mm) 3.65 x 4.86”  (92.7 x 123.4mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 5.21”  (132.3mm) 4.86”  (123.4mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 4.17 x 2.61”  (105.9 x 66.4mm) 4.02 x 2.69”  (102.1 x 68.2mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 7.58 - 7.58”  (192.5 - 192.5mm) 7.28 - 7.28”  (185 - 185mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 1.19”  (30.1mm) 2.28”  (58mm)
Filter Size 82mm  UV ► CP ► 82mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type XD Linear Motor HSM
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 80° 147°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges Y /
Full
2.30' (0.7m) - 6.56' (2m)
4.92' (1.5m) - ∞
Y /
Full
4.92' (1.5m) - ∞
2.87' (0.875m) - 4.92' (1.5m)
Distance Scale? / Type N Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 27.56”  (700mm) 34.45”  (875mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 26.85”  (682mm) 32.99”  (838mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.25x 0.20x
 
Features  
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N /
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ALC-SH156 Buy ► Y /
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / Y /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N N
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? Y / Y / Padded Nylon
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 135mm = 14.95mm 135mm = 15.19'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 135mm = 4555mm 135mm = 4629mm
 
Review Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM Lens Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens
 
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