differences

Reasons to consider the Sony 35mm f/1.8 OSS

Image stabilization Sony SteadyShot vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Narrower aperture f/22 vs f/16
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At its narrowest, the 35mm f/1.8 OSS goes 0.9 f-stops narrower
Smaller diameter 65 mm vs 74 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly lighter 155 g vs 435 g
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2.8x lighter
Slightly shorter 45 mm vs 63 mm
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Around 30% shorter
Sony 35mm f/1.8 OSS Learn more about
the Sony 35mm f/1.8 OSS

Reasons to consider the Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM

Wider aperture f/1.4 vs f/1.8
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At its widest, the 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM captures much more light (0.7 f-stops)
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM Learn more about
the Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
35mm f/1.8 OSSf/1.8
30mm f/1.4 DC HSMf/1.4
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Length Short Help
35mm f/1.8 OSS45 mm
30mm f/1.4 DC HSM63 mm
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
35mm f/1.8 OSS35 mm
30mm f/1.4 DC HSM30 mm

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 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM Competitors

Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN

Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN

Lens

$199

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM

Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM

Low light lens

$509

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Weight Slightly lighter
Aperture Narrower aperture
Panasonic Summilux Leica DG 25mm f/1.4

Panasonic Summilux Leica DG 25mm f/1.4

Low light lens

$70 - $598

Diameter Smaller diameter
Weight Slightly lighter

Sony 35mm f/1.8 OSS Competitors

Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSS

Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSS

Low light lens

$16 - $248

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Length Slightly longer
Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Retractable

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

Wide angle lens

$180 - $298

Zoom range More zoom
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Sony 20mm f/2.8

Sony 20mm f/2.8

Lens

$348

Length Shorter
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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