differences

Reasons to consider the Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN Sony E

LensHero is not aware of any important advantages of the Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN Sony E vs the Nikon AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX.
Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN Sony E Learn more about
the Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN Sony E

Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

Wider aperture f/1.8 vs f/2.8
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At its widest, the AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX captures much more light (1.3 f-stops)
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX Learn more about
the Nikon AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
30mm f/2.8 DN Sony E$169.00
AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX$169.95
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
30mm f/2.8 DN Sony E30 mm
AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX35 mm

competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX Competitors

Nikon Nikkor  24mm f/2.8D

Nikon Nikkor 24mm f/2.8D

Wide angle lens

$392

Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Low light lens

$60 - $132

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G

Low light lens

$379 - $436

Aperture Wider aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle

Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN Sony E Competitors

Sony 35mm f/1.8 OSS

Sony 35mm f/1.8 OSS

Low light lens

$398

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Wider aperture
Diameter Slightly larger diameter
Sony 20mm f/2.8

Sony 20mm f/2.8

Lens

$298

Length Slightly shorter
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Wide minimum Wider aperture
Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Sony E Full Frame

Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Sony E Full Frame

Low light lens

$1,245 - $1,299

Aperture Wider aperture
Diameter Larger diameter

discussion Which do you think is better?

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