differences

Reasons to consider the Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD Canon-ef

Slightly lighter 430 g vs 0.6 kg
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More than 20% lighter
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the Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD Canon-ef

Reasons to consider the Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Canon-ef

Image stabilization Sigma OS vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
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the Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Canon-ef

similarities

Compared to lenses

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

Compared to wide angle 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

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

Wide angle lens

$100 - $1,599

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

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

Wide angle lens

$100 - $829

Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Wide angle lens

$799

Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM Canon-ef

Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM Canon-ef

Wide angle lens

$399

Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di Canon-ef

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di Canon-ef

Wide angle lens

$315 - $499

Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

Wide angle lens

$269

Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Canon-ef

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Canon-ef

Low light lens

$799

Aperture Has a wider aperture

Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD Canon-ef Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Canon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Wide angle lens

$249

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Weight Slightly lighter
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Pentax-k

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Pentax-k

Low light lens

Aperture Wider aperture
Weight Heavier
Zoom range Less zoom

Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Canon-ef Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 IF EX DG HSM Canon-ef

Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 IF EX DG HSM Canon-ef

Wide angle lens

$782 - $799

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Weight Slightly heavier
Tamron SP 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di-II VC LD Canon-ef

Tamron SP 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di-II VC LD Canon-ef

Wide angle lens

$280 - $499

Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Portrait lens

$280

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Weight Lighter
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Aperture Narrower aperture

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