differences

Reasons to consider the Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Nikon F

More zoom 13.9x vs 11.1x
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Around 30% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Better telephoto 250 mm vs 200 mm
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Around 30% more reach, less perspective distortion
Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Nikon F Learn more about
the Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Nikon F

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

LensHero is not aware of any important advantages of the Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM Nikon F vs the Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Nikon F.
Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM Nikon F Learn more about
the Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM Nikon F

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Zoom range Incredible zoom Help
18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Nikon F13.9x
18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM Nikon F11.1x
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Sigma OS
Max focal length Good telephoto Help
18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Nikon F250 mm
18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM Nikon F200 mm
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Wide minimum Not very narrow apertures Help
f/6.3
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

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

Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Nikon F

Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Nikon F

Travel lens

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Zoom range More zoom
Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM Contemporary Nikon F

Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM Contemporary Nikon F

Travel lens

$399

Zoom range More zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
Diameter Slightly larger diameter
Nikon Nikkor  70-300mm f/4-5.6G

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

Wildlife lens

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

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

Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F

Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F

Travel lens

$199

Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro

Macro lens

$199

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Max focal length Better telephoto
Zoom range Much less zoom

discussion Which do you think is better?

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