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Nikkor AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED versus Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG APO Macro HSM II Nikon

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Nikon AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED

DxOMark Score

Best at f=70mm & f/2.8[?]
22

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
13P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
3.4TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.3%
Vignetting
[?]
-1.8EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
8µm
dxomark
Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG APO Macro HSM II Nikon

DxOMark Score

Best at f=85mm & f/2.8[?]
21

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
12P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
3.2TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.3%
Vignetting
[?]
-1.2EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
21µm
dxomark
Nikon AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED
Announced2002-12-01 
Indicative price (USD) 1850 
Aperturef/2.8  
Focal range (mm) 70 - 200  
Filter diameter (mm) 77 
Max diameter (mm) 87 
Mount typeNikon F FX  
StabilizationYes  
AF MotorSWM  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountYes  
ColorBlack or White  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses21  
Number of groups15  
Diaphragm blades9  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)215  
Weight (gr)1470  

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dxomark
Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG APO Macro HSM II Nikon
Announced2007-12-01 
Indicative price (USD) 949 
Aperturef/2.8  
Focal range (mm) 70 - 200  
Filter diameter (mm) 77 
Max diameter (mm) 86.5 
Mount typeNikon F FX  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorHSM  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountYes  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses18  
Number of groups15  
Diaphragm blades9  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)184.4  
Weight (gr)1370  

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in P-Mpix
Focal: 70 - 80 - 105 - 135 - 200
 
Focal: 70 - 85 - 100 - 135 - 200
 
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0
 

in EV

in EV
Focal: 70 - 80 - 105 - 135 - 200
 
Focal: 70 - 85 - 100 - 135 - 200
 
Aperture: 2.8 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22
 
Aperture: 2.8 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22
 

in micrometer