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Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM versus Nikkor AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED versus Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro

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Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

DxOMark Score

Best at f=100mm & f/2.8[?]
26

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
16P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
3.2TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.1%
Vignetting
[?]
-1.5EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
11µm
dxomark
Nikon AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED

DxOMark Score

Best at f=105mm & f/2.8[?]
16

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
8P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
3.2TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.1%
Vignetting
[?]
-0.8EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
5µm
dxomark
Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro

DxOMark Score

Best at f=100mm & f/2.8[?]
24

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
14P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
3TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.1%
Vignetting
[?]
-1.3EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
3µm
dxomark
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Announced2009-10-01 
Indicative price (USD) 969 
Aperturef/2.8  
Focal range (mm) 100  
Filter diameter (mm) 67 
Max diameter (mm) 77.7 
Mount typeCanon EF  
StabilizationYes  
AF MotorUSM  
Zoom type/  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo (optional)  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses15  
Number of groups12  
Diaphragm blades9  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)123  
Weight (gr)625  

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Nikon AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED
Announced2006-02-01 
Indicative price (USD) 890 
Aperturef/2.8  
Focal range (mm) 105  
Filter diameter (mm) 62 
Max diameter (mm) 83 
Mount typeNikon F FX  
StabilizationYes  
AF MotorSWM  
Zoom type/  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses14  
Number of groups12  
Diaphragm blades9  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)116  
Weight (gr)790  

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Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro
Announced2006-01-01 
Indicative price (USD) 679 
Aperturef/2.8  
Focal range (mm) 100  
Filter diameter (mm) 55 
Max diameter (mm) 75 
Mount typeSony Alpha  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorNo  
Zoom type/  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusNo  
Number of lenses8  
Number of groups8  
Diaphragm blades9  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)98.5  
Weight (gr)505  

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dxomark

in P-Mpix
Focal: 100
 
Focal: 105
 
Focal: 100
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0
Focal: 100
 
Focal: 105
 
Focal: 100

in EV

in EV
Focal: 100
 
Focal: 105
 
Focal: 100
Aperture: 2.8 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 32
 
Aperture: 2.8 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 32
 
Aperture: 2.8 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 32

in micrometer