differences

Reasons to consider the Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Sony Alpha

Significantly narrower aperture f/32 vs f/22
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At its narrowest, the SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Sony Alpha goes 1.1 f-stops narrower
Cheaper $290.00 vs $1,098.00
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The best price we've seen is $808 cheaper (3.8x less)
Shorter 97 mm vs 131 mm
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Around 30% shorter
Smaller diameter 71 mm vs 79 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly lighter 405 g vs 0.6 kg
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More than 30% lighter
Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Sony Alpha Learn more about
the Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Sony Alpha

Reasons to consider the Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Image stabilization Sony SteadyShot vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS Learn more about
the Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Magnification Great zoom Help
1:1 (1)
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use

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

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

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS Competitors

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro

Macro lens

$569

Lowest price Cheaper
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle
Sony 50mm f/2.8 Macro

Sony 50mm f/2.8 Macro

Macro lens

$473 - $1,457

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Nikkor Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS

Nikon Nikkor Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS

Macro lens

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Length Shorter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Sony Alpha Competitors

Sony E-Mount 16mm f/2.8

Sony E-Mount 16mm f/2.8

Wide angle lens

$169 - $248

Diameter Significantly smaller diameter
Min focal length Better wide angle
Magnification Significantly less magnification
Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Retractable

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

Wide angle lens

$150 - $298

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Length Shorter
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Sony 18-135mm

Sony 18-135mm

Travel lens

Zoom range Much more zoom
Min focal length Better wide angle
Prime lens Is a zoom lens

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