Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Sony Alpha

Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Sony Alpha
$1,659
50-500 mm
autofocus 10x zoom lens
f/4.5-6.3
variable aperture
  • Sigma OS Image stabilized
  • Sigma HSM Built-in focus motor

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Pros

The Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Sony Alpha vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Max focal length Excellent telephoto lens Help
500 mm
Image stabilization More advanced image stabilization Help
Sigma OS
Zoom range Huge zoom range Help
10x

The Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Sony Alpha vs other Digital camera lenses

Min focal length Great wide angle lens Help
50 mm

Cons

The Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Sony Alpha vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/4.5
Fixed aperture Variable aperture Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths
Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Wide minimum Poor narrowest aperture Help
f/6.3
Diameter Quite large diameter Help
104 mm
Length Quite long Help
218 mm
Weight Quite heavy Help
2 kg

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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50 mm
Max focal length
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500 mm
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Zoom range
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10x
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Magnification
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1:3.1 (0.3)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/4.5
below average below average
Wide minimum
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f/6.3
below average below average
Tele maximum
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f/6.3
below average below average
Tele minimum
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f/6.3
below average below average

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
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Sigma HSM
Image stabilization
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Sigma OS
above average above average
Fisheye
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No
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Sony Alpha (Full-frame)
Length
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218 mm
below average below average
Diameter
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104 mm
below average below average
Filter size
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95 mm
Weight
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2 kg
below average below average

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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39.6°
Telephoto horizontal
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4.1°
above average above average
Wide vertical
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27°
Telephoto vertical
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2.7°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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46.8°
Telephoto diagonal
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5°
above average above average

Angle of view (On Sony Alpha DT APS-C 1.5x crop cameras)

Wide horizontal
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26.6°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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2.7°
above average above average
Wide vertical
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18°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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1.8°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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31.7°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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3.3°
above average above average

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