differences

Reasons to consider the Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Nikon F

Slightly cheaper $240.00 vs $646.95
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The best price we've seen is $407 cheaper (2.7x less)
Slightly smaller diameter 71 mm vs 76 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly shorter 86 mm vs 97 mm
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More than 10% shorter
Slightly lighter 431 g vs 0.6 kg
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More than 20% lighter
Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Nikon F Learn more about
the Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Nikon F

Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II

Better image stabilization Nikon VR II vs Sigma OS
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Less risk of blur
Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II Learn more about
the Nikon AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Zoom range Incredible zoom Help
11.1x
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Nikon FSigma OS
AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR IINikon VR II
Max focal length Good telephoto Help
200 mm
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Wide minimum Not very narrow apertures Help
18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Nikon Ff/6.3
AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR IIf/5.6
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Fixed aperture Both are variable aperture lenses Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II Competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Travel lens

$272 - $497

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Zoom range Less zoom
Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM Nikon F

Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM Nikon F

Travel lens

$299

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Length Slightly shorter
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Nikon F

Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Nikon F

Travel lens

$279 - $549

Zoom range More zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Nikon F Competitors

Sony E-Mount 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3

Sony E-Mount 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3

Travel lens

$848

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM Nikon F

Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM Nikon F

Travel lens

$299

Diameter Slightly larger diameter
Nikon Nikkor  70-300mm f/4-5.6G

Nikon Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G

Wildlife lens

$160

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Max focal length Better telephoto
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

discussion Which do you think is better?

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