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

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

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

Wildlife lens

$140

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

$349

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Zoom range More zoom
Nikon Nikkor AF 70-300mm f/4-5.6G

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

Wildlife lens

$134 - $170

Max focal length Better telephoto
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

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

Nikon Nikkor 1 VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6

Nikon Nikkor 1 VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6

Wildlife lens

$214

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
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

$280 - $497

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Zoom range Less zoom
Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Travel lens

$400 - $699

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Length Slightly longer

discussion Which do you think is better?

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