differences

Reasons to consider the Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Nikon F

Much narrower aperture f/22 vs f/5.6
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At its narrowest, the AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Nikon F goes 3.9 f-stops narrower
Has a constant aperture Yes vs No
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Constant aperture lenses offer the same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Significantly wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/4.5
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At its widest, the AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Nikon F captures slightly more light (1.4 f-stops)
Slightly cheaper $546.29 vs $949.00
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The best price we've seen is $403 cheaper (more than 40% less)
Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Nikon F Learn more about
the Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Nikon F

Reasons to consider the Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 DG HSM II

Slightly lighter 0.7 kg vs 0.9 kg
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Around 30% lighter
Slightly smaller diameter 84 mm vs 90 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly shorter 119 mm vs 133 mm
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More than 10% shorter
Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 DG HSM II Learn more about
the Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 DG HSM II

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Nikon F28 mm
12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 DG HSM II24 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Nikon F1.8x
12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 DG HSM II2x

competitors

Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 DG HSM II Competitors

Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM

Wide angle lens

$2,494 - $2,699

Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Aperture Wider aperture
Diameter Larger diameter
Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM

Fisheye lens

$1,132 - $1,249

Fisheye Fisheye lens
Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG

Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG

Fisheye lens

$609

Fisheye Fisheye lens
Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Auto focus Auto focus

Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Nikon F Competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED

Wide angle lens

$747

Weight Lighter
Length Shorter
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Placeholder

Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon-f

Wide angle lens

$949 - $1,099

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
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
Diameter Smaller diameter
Wide minimum Wider aperture

discussion Which do you think is better?

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