Comments on Sigma lenses


Sigma is having their cash rebate promo for their lenses now. How's quality compared to original Sony lenses or other 3rd parties like Tamron? I'm considering the following:

1. 17-50 F2.8 DC
2. 24-70 F2.8 DG
3. 70 F2.8 DG Macro

Thanks for advice!
 

Atarandas

Senior Member
Aug 19, 2008
2,131
1
0
Sigma is having their cash rebate promo for their lenses now. How's quality compared to original Sony lenses or other 3rd parties like Tamron? I'm considering the following:

1. 17-50 F2.8 DC
2. 24-70 F2.8 DG
3. 70 F2.8 DG Macro

Thanks for advice!

dyxum would be a good starting point for all Alpha mount lens comparison. You can follow the links below and search


Sony 16-50mm : 4.61 http://www.dyxum.com/lenses/Sony-DT-16-50mm-F2.8-SSM_lens643.html
Sigma 17-50mm: 4.5 http://www.dyxum.com/lenses/Sigma-17-50mm-F2.8-EX-DC-HSM_lens598.html

Sony CZ 24-70 :4.8 http://www.dyxum.com/lenses/Sony-Carl-Zeiss-Vario-Sonnar-T*-24-70mm-F2.8-ZA-SSM_lens438.html
Sigma 24-70 : 4.64 http://www.dyxum.com/lenses/Sigma---24-70mm-F2.8-IF-EX-DG-HSM_lens501.html