Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Lens Compared to the Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art Lens

SpecificationsSony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM LensSigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art Lens
  Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Lens Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art Lens
Year Introduced20202018
Mounts OnFull FrameFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups17/1417/11
Angle of View: Diagonal122° to 84°114.2° - 84.1°
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-22 f/2.8-22
Number of Aperture Blades 9 9
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
Manufacturer Specification Weight 29.9 oz  (847g) 40.6 oz  (1150g)
Actual Weight 30 oz  (849g) 40.2 oz  (1140g)
In-Use Weight 30 oz  (849g) 40.2 oz  (1140g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.84 x 5.39”  (97.6 x 137mm) 3.8 x 5.32”  (96.4 x 135.1mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.84 x 5.67”  (98 x 144mm) 3.78 x 5.62”  (96 x 142.8mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 5.67”  (144mm) 5.62”  (142.8mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / N Y / N
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.84 x 0”  (97.5 x 0mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 5.67 - 5.67”  (144 - 144mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.83” / 0.94”  (21mm / 23.9mm) 1.08” / 0.74”  (27.5mm / 18.9mm)
Filter Size
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
AF Motor Type Quad XD Linear HSM
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 140° 128°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N N
Distance Scale? / Type N Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 11.02”  (280mm) 10.24”  (260mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 10.51”  (267mm) 9.57” / 9.25”  (243mm / 235mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.14x 0.19x
Zoom Ring Rotation 70° 72°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N /
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / Integrated Y /
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / Y /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N N
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? Y / Padded Nylon Y / Padded Nylon
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 14mm = 1.96'
16mm = 2.14'
20mm = 2.59'
24mm = 2.95'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 14mm = 596mm
16mm = 652mm
20mm = 788mm
24mm = 900mm
Review Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Lens Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art Lens
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