Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro Sony Alpha

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro Sony Alpha
$159
70-300 mm
autofocus 4.3x zoom lens
f/4-5.6
variable aperture
  • Generic motor Built-in focus motor
  • 2:1 (2) Macro

reviewswhat are people saying

"I am very satisfied with it already. Good sharp photos, good zooming range."

bhphotovideo.com

"The macro option is great. I used it a lot with great results. "

bhphotovideo.com

"Since it is a cheap lens it has some chromatic aberration."

bhphotovideo.com

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Pros

The Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro Sony Alpha vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Magnification Great macro Help
2:1 (2)
Zoom range Above average zoom range Help
4.3x
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$159.00
Max focal length Telephoto lens Help
300 mm

Cons

The Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro Sony Alpha vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/4
Fixed aperture Variable aperture Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths

The Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro Sony Alpha vs other Digital camera lenses

Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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70 mm
Max focal length
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300 mm
above average above average
Zoom range
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4.3x
above average above average
Magnification
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2:1 (2)
unique unique

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/4
below average below average
Wide minimum
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f/22
Tele maximum
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f/5.6
below average below average
Tele minimum
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f/32
above average above average

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
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Generic motor
Image stabilization
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None
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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120 mm
Diameter
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76 mm
Filter size
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58 mm
Weight
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0.5 kg

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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28.8°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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6.9°
above average above average
Wide vertical
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19.5°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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4.6°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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34.3°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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8.2°
above average above average

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

Wide horizontal
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19.1°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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4.5°
above average above average
Wide vertical
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12.9°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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3°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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22.9°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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5.4°
above average above average

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Avatar for CG CG (10:57 AM, September 03, 2015)
The specs here say that the magnification is 2:1, but is it really?
Is it more like 1:2?
 
Avatar for rsb2097 rsb2097 (8:44 AM, July 14, 2015)
Yes, it's A-mount.
 
Russelctg (1:12 PM, March 23, 2012)
does it fit for sony a55