differences

Reasons to consider the Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS

Image stabilization Sony SteadyShot vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Significantly more zoom 5.8x vs 1.9x
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Around 3x more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Narrower aperture f/22 vs f/16
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At its narrowest, the E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS goes 0.9 f-stops narrower
Better telephoto 105 mm vs 35 mm
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3x more reach, less perspective distortion
Lighter 482 g vs 0.8 kg
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More than 40% lighter
Slightly shorter 110 mm vs 121 mm
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Around 10% shorter
Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS Learn more about
the Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS

Reasons to consider the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM

Significantly wider aperture f/1.8 vs f/4
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At its widest, the 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM captures much more light (2.3 f-stops)
Cheaper $69.50 vs $564.79
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The best price we've seen is $495 cheaper (8.1x less)
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Learn more about
the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Fixed aperture Constant aperture lenses Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses

competitors

Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS Competitors

Sony 18-135mm

Sony 18-135mm

Travel lens

Zoom range More zoom
Aperture Wider aperture
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS

Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS

Travel lens

Zoom range Significantly more zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS E-Mount

Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS E-Mount

Wildlife lens

$205 - $348

Max focal length Better telephoto
Diameter Smaller diameter
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Competitors

Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Nikon F

Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$281 - $369

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S DX

Wide angle lens

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Zoom range More zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

Wide angle lens

$100 - $799

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Aperture Narrower aperture

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