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Sigma 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM Nikon versus Tamron SP 17-50mm F/2.8 Di II XR VC LD Aspherical IF Nikon versus Nikkor AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED

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Sigma 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM Nikon

DxOMark Score

Best at f=50mm & f/2.8[?]
17

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
10P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
3.1TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.3%
Vignetting
[?]
-1.1EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
10µm
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[?]
16

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
9P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
3.2TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.3%
Vignetting
[?]
-1EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
5µm
dxomark
Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED

DxOMark Score

Best at f=35mm & f/2.8[?]
12

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
5P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
3.1TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.4%
Vignetting
[?]
-0.9EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
14µm
dxomark
Sigma 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM Nikon
Announced2010-02-01 
Indicative price (USD) 669 
Aperturef/2.8  
Focal range (mm) 17 - 50  
Filter diameter (mm) 77 
Max diameter (mm) 83.5 
Mount typeNikon F DX  
StabilizationYes  
AF MotorHSM  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusNo  
Number of lenses17  
Number of groups13  
Diaphragm blades7  
Circular apertureNo  
Length (mm)91.8  
Weight (gr)565  

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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  

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dxomark
Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED
Announced2003-07-01 
Indicative price (USD) 1329 
Aperturef/2.8  
Focal range (mm) 17 - 55  
Filter diameter (mm) 77 
Max diameter (mm) 85.5 
Mount typeNikon F DX  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorSWM  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses14  
Number of groups10  
Diaphragm blades9  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)110.5  
Weight (gr)755  

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dxomark

in P-Mpix
Focal: 17 - 28 - 35 - 50
 
Focal: 17 - 24 - 35 - 50
 
Focal: 17 - 28 - 35 - 55
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0

in EV

in EV
Focal: 17 - 28 - 35 - 50
 
Focal: 17 - 24 - 35 - 50
 
Focal: 17 - 28 - 35 - 55
Aperture: 2.8 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22
 
Aperture: 2.8 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 32
 
Aperture: 2.8 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22

in micrometer