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Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM Nikon versus Nikkor AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR versus Tamron 18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Nikon

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Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM Nikon

DxOMark Score

Best at f=18mm & f/3.5[?]
12

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
6P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
5.8TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.8%
Vignetting
[?]
-1.2EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
8µm
dxomark
Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

DxOMark Score

Best at f=18mm & f/3.5[?]
12

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
6P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
5.7TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.7%
Vignetting
[?]
-0.8EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
22µm
dxomark
Tamron 18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Nikon

DxOMark Score

Best at f=18mm & f/4[?]
9

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
4P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
5.9TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.7%
Vignetting
[?]
-0.9EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
9µm
dxomark
Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM Nikon
Announced2012-06-15 
Indicative price (USD)  
Aperturef/3.5-6.3  
Focal range (mm) 18 - 250  
Filter diameter (mm) 62 
Max diameter (mm) 73.5 
Mount typeNikon F DX  
StabilizationYes  
AF MotorYes  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front element  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focus  
Number of lenses16  
Number of groups13  
Diaphragm blades7  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)88.6  
Weight (gr)470  

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dxomark
Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR
Announced2012-06-14 
Indicative price (USD) 999 
Aperturef/3.5-5.6  
Focal range (mm) 18 - 300  
Filter diameter (mm) 77 
Max diameter (mm) 83 
Mount typeNikon F DX  
StabilizationYes  
AF MotorSWM  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front element  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses19  
Number of groups14  
Diaphragm blades9  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)120  
Weight (gr)830  

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dxomark
Tamron 18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Nikon
Announced2010-12-01 
Indicative price (USD) 649 
Aperturef/3.5-6.3  
Focal range (mm) 18 - 270  
Filter diameter (mm) 62 
Max diameter (mm) 74.4 
Mount typeNikon F DX  
StabilizationYes  
AF MotorPiezo Drive (PZD)  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusNo  
Number of lenses16  
Number of groups13  
Diaphragm blades7  
Circular apertureNo  
Length (mm)88  
Weight (gr)450  

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dxomark

in P-Mpix
Focal: 18 - 28 - 35 - 50 - 80 - 135 - 250
 
Focal: 18 - 28 - 50 - 105 - 200 - 300
 
Focal: 18 - 35 - 50 - 100 - 200 - 270
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0

in EV

in EV
Focal: 18 - 28 - 35 - 50 - 80 - 135 - 250
 
Focal: 18 - 28 - 50 - 105 - 200 - 300
 
Focal: 18 - 35 - 50 - 100 - 200 - 270
Aperture: 3.5 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22
 
Aperture: 3.5 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22
 
Aperture: 3.5 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22

in micrometer