Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG OS Nikon F

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG OS Nikon F
$282
70-300 mm
autofocus 4.3x zoom lens
f/4-5.6
variable aperture
  • Sigma OS Image stabilized
  • Generic motor Built-in focus motor

reviewswhat are people saying

"It has good build quality. The OS feature definitely works, and gives you a couple of stops at least. I'm satisfied with the sharpness and colors of the pictures I have taken."

bhphotovideo.com

"The blue jays on my patio are in my lap!! Light, focuses quickly, extremely sharp."

bhphotovideo.com

"I have to be sure to stay steady or the pictures come out fuzzy"

bhphotovideo.com

compatibilitywith digital cameras

APS-C (1.5x crop factor)

This lens is compatible with APS-C (1.5x crop factor) cameras such as the Nikon D3400 and Nikon D5600.

Nikon D3400
19.1 - 4.5°
horizontal angle of view
107-459.5mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG OS Nikon F vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Image stabilization More advanced image stabilization Help
Sigma OS
Zoom range Above average zoom range Help
4.3x
Focus motor Silent focus motor Help
Silent and fast
Max focal length Telephoto lens Help
300 mm

The Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG OS Nikon F vs other Digital camera lenses

Diameter Small diameter Help
77 mm
Lowest price Very inexpensive Help
$281.86
Weight Very light Help
0.6 kg
Length Quite short Help
127 mm
Min focal length Excellent wide angle lens Help
70 mm

Cons

The Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG OS Nikon F vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/4
Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Fixed aperture Variable aperture Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths
Wide minimum Poor narrowest aperture Help
f/5.6

The Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG OS Nikon F vs other Digital camera lenses

Max focal length Poor telephoto lens Help
300 mm

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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1:3.9 (0.3)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/4
below average below average
Wide minimum
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f/5.6
below average below average
Tele maximum
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f/5.6
below average below average
Tele minimum
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f/5.6
below average below average

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
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Generic motor
Image stabilization
Help
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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Nikon FX
Length
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127 mm
Diameter
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77 mm
Filter size
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62 mm
Weight
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0.6 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 Nikon DX APS-C 1.5x crop cameras)

Wide horizontal
Help
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

Competitors

DiscussionWhat do you think about the Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG OS Nikon F lens?

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Avatar for ARJUN R KRISHNA ARJUN R KRISHNA (6:05 PM, September 01, 2016)
one is with Image Stabilization and the other isn't
 
anu (4:52 PM, August 28, 2014)
what is the difference between this lens(
Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG OS) and Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 macro lens????????