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Feb 20, 2010
Nov 14, 2007
Feb 8, 2011
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Mar 3, 2009
Aug 19, 2004
Aug 26, 2010
 
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
Prime lens
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
APS-C / DX
APS-C / DX
APS-C / DX
APS-C / DX
APS-C / DX
APS-C / DX
35mm FF
35mm FF
APS-C / DX
APS-C / DX
35mm FF
11–16 mm
11–18 mm
12–24 mm
12–24 mm
8–16 mm
4.5 mm
12–24 mm
12–24 mm
10–20 mm
10–22 mm
8–15 mm
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Canon EF-S, Nikon F (DX)
Canon EF-S, Nikon F (DX)
Canon EF-S, Nikon F (DX)
Canon EF-S, Nikon F (DX)
Canon EF-S, Nikon F (DX), Pentax KAF3, Sigma SA Bayonet, Sony/Minolta Alpha DT
Canon EF-S, Nikon F (DX), Pentax KAF3, Sigma SA Bayonet, Sony/Minolta Alpha
Canon EF, Nikon F (FX), Sigma SA Bayonet, Sony/Minolta Alpha
Canon EF, Pentax KAF, Sony/Minolta Alpha, Sigma SA Bayonet, Nikon F (FX)
Canon EF-S, Nikon F (DX), Pentax KAF3, Sigma SA Bayonet, Sony/Minolta Alpha DT
Canon EF-S
Canon EF
 
F2.8
F4.5–5.6
F4
F4
F4.5–5.6
F2.8
F4.5–5.6
F4.5–5.6
F3.5
F3.5–4.5
F4
F22
F32
F22
F22
F22
F22
F22
F22
F22
F22–27
F22
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
 
No
No
No
9
7
9
9
7
6
5
6
7
6
7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Circular aperture
 
 
13
15
13
13
15
13
17
16
13
13
14
11
12
11
11
11
9
13
12
10
10
11
2 aspherical elements and 1 SD element
1 LD Low Dispersion elements 1 HID element (High Dispersion) 3 aspherical elements (1 molded 2 hybrid)
 
SD glass elements 2 sharp-cut aspherical elements
Four FLD glass elements 1 SLD glass element 2 glass mold aspherical elements 1 hybrid aspherical element
SLD glass
4 FLD glass elements 1 SLD glass element 3 glass mold aspherical elements 1 hybrid aspherical element
Four SLD glass elements Three aspherical elements
1 SLD glass element 2 ELD glass elements 2 glass mold aspherical elements 2 hybrid aspherical elements
Super Spectra coatings
1 aspherical element, 1 Ultra-low Dispersion (UD) element, SubWavelength Structure Coating (SWC), Fluorine Coating
 
0.30 m (11.81)
0.25 m (9.84)
0.30 m (11.81)
0.30 m (11.81)
0.24 m (9.45)
0.14 m (5.31)
0.28 m (11.02)
0.28 m (11.02)
0.24 m (9.45)
0.24 m (9.45)
0.15 m (5.91)
 
0.13×
0.13×
0.13×
0.13×
 
0.16×
0.14×
0.15×
0.17×
0.39×
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Screw drive from camera
Micromotor
Micromotor
Screw drive from camera
Ring-type ultrasonic
Ultrasonic
Ring-type ultrasonic
Ring-type ultrasonic
Ring-type ultrasonic
Ring-type ultrasonic
Ring-type ultrasonic
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
 
Internal
Rear
Canon version includes AF micromotor
 
 
Canon version includes AF micromotor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
 
560 g (1.23 lb)
355 g (0.78 lb)
540 g (1.19 lb)
570 g (1.26 lb)
555 g (1.22 lb)
470 g (1.04 lb)
 
600 g (1.32 lb)
520 g (1.15 lb)
385 g (0.85 lb)
540 g (1.19 lb)
84 mm (3.31)
83 mm (3.28)
84 mm (3.31)
84 mm (3.31)
75 mm (2.95)
76 mm (3)
87 mm (3.43)
87 mm (3.43)
87 mm (3.44)
84 mm (3.29)
79 mm (3.11)
89 mm (3.51)
79 mm (3.09)
90 mm (3.52)
90 mm (3.52)
106 mm (4.16)
78 mm (3.06)
120 mm (4.73)
103 mm (4.04)
88 mm (3.47)
90 mm (3.54)
83 mm (3.27)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plastic barrel, metal mount
Metal barrel, metal mount
 
 
 
 
No
 
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Black
Black
Black
Black
 
Black
 
 
 
Black
Black
Rotary (internal)
Rotary (extending)
Rotary (internal)
Rotary (internal)
Rotary (internal)
 
Rotary (internal)
Rotary (internal)
Rotary (extending)
Rotary (internal)
Rotary (internal)
 
 
 
 
No
 
No
 
 
No
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
No
 
 
No
 
77 mm
77 mm
77 mm
77 mm
 
 
 
 
82 mm
77 mm
 
 
 
Does not rotate on focus
Does not rotate on focus
Filters cannot be attached to this lens
rear gelatin filter
Filters cannot be attached to this lens
Filters cannot be attached to this lens
 
 
Rear drop-in gelatin filter holder
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
petal shaped hood
petal type hood
BH-777 star bayonet hood
BH-777
Built-in
 
Built-in
Built-in
 
EW-83E
EW-77
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
 
No
No
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Soft Case LP1319
Hard case LHP-C10 Soft case ES-C9/LP814
 
 
 
 
Canon EF + Nikon F
For Pentax mount, AF will not function with DSLR cameras that do not support HSM.
 
 
 
AF will not function with Pentax ist* series and K100D DSLR cameras that do not support HSM