Compare lenses

Select up to three lenses for comparison, then select a camera for each lens.

My lens selection

Update comparison view


Select more lenses

You can add more lenses to your selection by clicking here

Brand

Select model


Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A Nikon versus Tamron SP 17-50mm F/2.8 Di II XR VC LD Aspherical IF Nikon versus Nikkor AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED

Scores and measurements are available only for tested lenses. For preview lenses, you can compare their specs.

Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A Nikon

DxOMark Score

Best at f=18mm & f/1.8[?]
28

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
17P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
2TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.4%
Vignetting
[?]
-1.3EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
8µm
dxomark
Tamron SP 17-50mm F/2.8 Di II XR VC LD Aspherical IF Nikon

DxOMark Score

Best at f=17mm & f/2.8[?]
18

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
13P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
3.4TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.3%
Vignetting
[?]
-1EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
5µm
dxomark
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED

DxOMark Score

Best at f=24mm & f/4[?]
20

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
11P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
4.3TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.4%
Vignetting
[?]
-0.7EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
7µm
dxomark
Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A Nikon
Announced2013-04-18 
Indicative price (USD) 799 
Aperturef/1.8  
Focal range (mm) 18 - 35  
Filter diameter (mm) 72 
Max diameter (mm) 78 
Mount typeNikon F DX  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorHSM  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses17  
Number of groups12  
Diaphragm blades9  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)121  
Weight (gr)810  

Certain fields may be left blank. They will be updated as soon as possible.
dxomark
Tamron SP 17-50mm F/2.8 Di II XR VC LD Aspherical IF Nikon
Announced2009-09-01 
Indicative price (USD) 649 
Aperturef/2.8  
Focal range (mm) 17 - 50  
Filter diameter (mm) 72 
Max diameter (mm) 72 
Mount typeNikon F DX  
StabilizationVC  
AF MotorDC  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusNo  
Number of lenses19  
Number of groups14  
Diaphragm blades7  
Circular apertureNo  
Length (mm)94.5  
Weight (gr)570  

Certain fields may be left blank. They will be updated as soon as possible.
dxomark
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED
Announced2013-01-29 
Indicative price (USD) 750 
Aperturef/3.5-4.5  
Focal range (mm) 18 - 35  
Filter diameter (mm) 77 
Max diameter (mm) 83 
Mount typeNikon F FX  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorYes  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front element  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focus  
Number of lenses12  
Number of groups8  
Diaphragm blades7  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)95  
Weight (gr)385  

Certain fields may be left blank. They will be updated as soon as possible.
dxomark

in P-Mpix
Focal: 18 - 20 - 24 - 28 - 35
 
Focal: 17 - 24 - 35 - 50
 
Focal: 18 - 24 - 28 - 35
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0

in EV

in EV
Focal: 18 - 20 - 24 - 28 - 35
 
Focal: 17 - 24 - 35 - 50
 
Focal: 18 - 24 - 28 - 35
Aperture: 1.8 - 2 - 2.8 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 16
 
Aperture: 2.8 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 32
 
Aperture: 3.5 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22

in micrometer