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$159.00
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  50mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Low light lens

$60 - $597

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Nikon Nikkor  35mm f/2D

Nikon Nikkor 35mm f/2D

Low light lens

$361 - $387

Magnification Slightly more magnification
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Nikon Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

Travel lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range Significantly more zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens

Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN Sony E Competitors

Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Retractable

Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Retractable

Wide angle lens

$140 - $298

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range More zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Sony 35mm f/1.8 OSS

Sony 35mm f/1.8 OSS

Low light lens

$448

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Wider aperture
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Sony 20mm f/2.8

Sony 20mm f/2.8

Lens

$298 - $348

Length Slightly shorter
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Wide minimum Wider aperture

discussion Which do you think is better?

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