Similarly priced to Nikon's own 70-300mm lens, is this third-party option any better?

Product Overview

Overall rating:

85%

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

Overall score:85%
Image Quality:80%
Performance:85%
Value:85%
Features:90%
Design:85%

Pros:

  • Easy operation

Cons:

  • Noisy AF

Product:

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG OS Review

Manufacturer:

Price as reviewed:

£399.00

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Verdict

Overall, Sigma's lens performed very well and field testing suggests it loses nothing by offering only single-mode image stabilisation. At some £300 on-the-street, this looks rather a bargain.

Details

Minimum Aperture:f/22-32
Lens Mount:Canon EF, Nikon F, Pentax K, Sigma, Sony Alpha
Filter Thread:62mm
Image Stabilisation:Yes
Focus Method:AF, MF
Maximum Magnification:1:3.9
Minimum Focus:150cm
Number of Diaphragm Blades:9
Lens Construction:16 elements in 11 groups
Weight:610g
Maximum Aperture:f/4-5.6
Diagonal Angle of View:34.3-8.2°
Dimensions:76x124mm
Focal Length:70-300mm
Maximum Format Size:Full frame
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