Worth replacing 18-55 kit lens with Sigma 17-70?

Started Apr 17, 2010 | Discussions thread
Albertcpa Regular Member • Posts: 425
Re: Worth replacing 18-55 kit lens with Sigma 17-70?

I have the Sigma 17-70 OS. I posted some sample pictures. As to your question, the Sigma has better macro and more zoom but the 18-55VR is no slouch when it comes to image quality. It is sharper corner to corner but the Sigma has better CA control. The 18-55VR has a little better distortion control. The Sigma is sharper at center and better built. I think if you get a good copy of the Sigma, the answer is yes. Luckily, these new Sigmas are coming out better. You have to test your copy as soon as you get it.

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Nikon AF-P 18-55mm F3.5-5.6G VR
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