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Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM
8.8 out of 10

Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM

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Overall 8
8.0

Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM

PC Magazine
7 May 2014
  • Conclusion: The Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM lens is a solid replacement for the 18-55mm that shipped with your camera, but another Sigma zoom is our Editors' Choice.
  • Pros: Sharp. 4.1x zoom range. 1:2.9 macro magnification. Optical stabilization. Wide aperture. Compact and light. Available for multiple camera systems. Compatibility with Sigma USB dock and mount conversion service.
  • Cons: Some distortion. Edge softness at 70mm.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

DP Review
5 August 2013
  • Summary: Sigma's latest 'C' badged 17-70mm F2.8-4 is an excellent upgrade option for SLR shooters who've outgrown their kit zooms, and are looking for better image quality and more creative flexibility. It offers a fine balance of zoom range and maximum aperture, while still being highly portable.
  • Pros: Useful combination of zoom range and relatively fast aperture, Very good image quality across most of the range, Compact size, Reasonably fast and near-silent autofocus, Effective image stabilisation
  • Cons: Somewhat weak image quality at wideangle (soft corners and chromatic aberration), Macro shooting a little impractical (very short working distance)
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Overall 8
8.2

Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM C Review

ePHOTOzine
9 May 2013
  • Excerpt: Gary Wolstenholme reviews the Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM C lens for APS-C format cameras. It is available to fit Canon, Nikon and Sigma cameras and costs around £350.
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Overall 8
7.7
Value for money 10
10
Overall quality 6
6.0
Build quality 7
7.0

Sigma AF 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC HSM OS macro - Lab Test / Review

photozone.de
24 February 2012
  • Conclusion: The Sigma AF 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC HSM OS remains a fairly obvious candidate for budget oriented consumers. It may not reach stellar performance levels but the resolution figures are generally very decent.
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Overall 8
7.7
Value for money 10
10
Overall quality 6
6.0
Build quality 7
7.0

Sigma AF 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC HSM OS (Nikon) - Review / Test Report

photozone.de
22 October 2008
  • Conclusion: The Sigma AF 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC HSM OS is a fairly obvious candidate for budget oriented consumers. It may not reach stellar performance levels but the resolution figures are generally very decent.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Overall quality 7
7.0
Build quality 7
7.0

Sigma AF 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC HSM OS | C (Nikon) - Review / Test Report

photozone.de
22 October 2008
  • Conclusion: The Sigma AF 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC HSM OS | C delivers very solid performance, with very good to excellent resolution in the image center and very good border and corner resolution and most focal length and aperture settings.
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