differences

Reasons to consider the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM

Has a silent focus motor Sigma HSM vs None
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Almost the same
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Learn more about
the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM

Reasons to consider the Nikon 50mm f/1.4D

Slightly lighter 230 g vs 0.5 kg
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2.2x lighter
Slightly cheaper $39.50 vs $499.00
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The best price we've seen is $460 cheaper (12.6x less)
Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.4D Learn more about
the Nikon 50mm f/1.4D

similarities

Compared to lenses

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Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/1.4
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp

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

Compared to low light lenses

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Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use

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

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G

Low light lens

$469 - $482

Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Low light lens

$60 - $132

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Low light lens

$199 - $217

Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.4 AIS

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 AIS

Low light lens

$605

Auto focus Lacks autofocus
Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

Low light lens

$349

Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.2 AIS

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.2 AIS

Low light lens

$766

Auto focus Lacks autofocus
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

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

Low light lens

$187 - $197

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

No significant competitors found that are specific to the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM.

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.4G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.4G

Low light lens

$1,697

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Lowest price More expensive
Weight Heavier

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