sigma 17-70 vs 16-50 kit comparison out there?

Started Oct 20, 2012 | Questions thread
cutie07
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Re: sigma 17-70 vs 16-50 kit comparison out there?
In reply to Steve West, Oct 21, 2012

I have the Sigma only, so no comparison from me.

All I can say is that the Sigma is a very fine lens if you get a decent copy. Sigma Service over here is fast and good. They sometimes have issues with updates for newer Sony bodies.

I have to disagree for the weight. The Sony is heavier.

For a comparison look here:

http://www.lenstip.com/index.html?test=obiektywu&test_ob=223 for the Sigma and:

http://www.lenstip.com/index.html?test=obiektywu&test_ob=337 for the Sony.

The Sigma will be the best bang for your bucks.

If money is no problem it comes down to the specs, do you like to have a 1 mm wider end or more tele reach at F4?

Hope that helps a bit.

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