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Jun 13, 2014
86%
Mar 20, 2009
89%
Dec 21, 2012
Jan 7, 2014
Feb 9, 2009
Sep 15, 2010
Sep 17, 2012
 
Prime lens
Prime lens
Prime lens
Prime lens
35mm FF
APS-C / DX
35mm FF
35mm FF
35 mm
35 mm
35 mm
35 mm
No
No
No
No
Nikon F (FX)
Nikon F (DX)
Nikon F (FX)
Canon EF, Nikon F (FX), Pentax KAF3, Sigma SA Bayonet, Sony/Minolta Alpha
 
F1.8
F1.8
F1.4
F1.4
F16.0
F22.0
F16.0
F16.0
No
No
No
No
7
7
9
9
rounded
 
rounded blades
rounded
 
11
8
10
13
8
6
7
11
1 ED glass element, 1 aspheric element
 
1 aspherical element Nano-Crystal Coat
4 SLD glass elements, 1 FLD glass element, 2 aspherical elements
 
0.25 m (9.84)
0.30 m (11.81)
0.30 m (11.81)
0.30 m (11.81)
0.24×
0.16×
0.2×
0.19×
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Ring-type ultrasonic
Ring-type ultrasonic
Ring-type ultrasonic
Ring-type ultrasonic
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
 
internal rear focus
 
 
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
 
305 g (0.67 lb)
210 g (0.46 lb)
600 g (1.32 lb)
665 g (1.47 lb)
72 mm (2.83)
70 mm (2.76)
83 mm (3.27)
77 mm (3.03)
72 mm (2.83)
53 mm (2.07)
90 mm (3.52)
94 mm (3.7)
 
Plastic barrel, metal mount
Magnesium alloy body, metal mount
Plastic barrel, metal mount
 
 
Yes
No
 
Black
Black
 
 
No
 
 
58 mm
52 mm
67 mm
67 mm
 
 
Does not rotate on focusing
Does not rotate
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HB-70
HB-46
HB-59
LH730-03
No
No
No