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Sigma 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 DC
8.1 out of 10

Sigma 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 DC

Designed for Canon digital SLR's, the high ratio zoom means that Read more

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Sigma 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 DC Lens Review

SLR Lens and Camera Reviews
6 June 2009
  • Summary: There's nothing special about Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC lens that would make you love or hate it. It's just an average lens, with an appeal to mainstream consumers looking for a 'walkaround' lens with an extreme focal length coverage.
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REVIEW: Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC

photodo
25 October 2008
  • Conclusion: This lens once again proves that it is extremely difficult to produce the ideal all-in-one lens. Whilst this one is very good at the wide end, it does start to show the limitations of the design type at the long end.
  • Pros: Performance at wide end, Focal Range, Size and weight, Easy Manual Focus
  • Cons: Optical quality falls off towards telephoto end, Autofocus a little noisy and slow.
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REVIEW: Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS

photodo
25 October 2008
  • Excerpt: Gary Wolstenholme takes a look at Sigma's optically stabilised 18-200mm lens. Sigma's 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS costs around £290 and sports an 11.1x zoom ratio and optical stabilisation.
  • Pros: High zoom range, Decent sharpness at shorter focal lengths, Highly effective optical stabiliser, Price
  • Cons: Falloff in sharpness at 200mm, CA towards edges can be noticeable along high contrast edges, Slow AF at telephoto end.
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REVIEW: Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS

photodo
25 October 2008
  • Excerpt: The Superzoom category of interchangeable lenses is becoming one of the most hotly contested areas of technology in the digital age and virtually everyone is trying to get in on the act. The Sigma 18-200mm is the latest to reach the dealers' showcases.
  • Pros: Good stabilisation system, Good build quality, Decent optical performance for type, Reasonably price
  • Cons: The negative points are:, Heavier than some, Some CA around the edges at wider apertures, Barrel distortion at the wide end.
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Lens Test: Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS AF

Pop Photo
17 October 2008
  • Excerpt: Sigma's long-awaited, second Optical Stabilizer (OS) lens ($549, street) is an 11.1X digital-only superzoom with one SLD and three aspheric elements. A 29-320mm equivalent, it follows Sigma's first OS lens, an 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 ($999, street), by more than four years, and outdoes its predecessor...
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Overall 8
8.3
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 9
8.5
Features 8
8.0
Performance 9
8.5
Picture quality 9
8.5

Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Review

What Digital Camera
3 March 2008
  • Excerpt: This is one of the cheapest lens in this category and is available in Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sigma and Sony mounts...
  • Pros: Price, great chromatic aberration control
  • Cons: Inconsistent performance, low resolution at 200mm
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Overall 8
8.0

Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS review

ePHOTOzine
12 November 2010
  • Summary: I have to admit, I'm not normally a fan of high zoom ratio lenses due to the compromises involved. Saying that, this lens is a decent performer for this kind of lens and should please many users looking for convenience for travel or casual photography.
  • Pros: High zoom range, Decent sharpness at shorter focal lengths, Highly effective optical stabiliser, Price
  • Cons: Falloff in sharpness at 200mm, CA towards edges can be noticeable along high contrast edges, Slow AF at telephoto end.
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Overall 9
8.8
Audio & image quality 8
7.5
Versatility 9
8.5
Usability 9
8.5
Build quality 9
8.5

Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS

PhotoReview
1 September 2007
  • Summary: An affordably-priced long-zoom lens that will suit photographers who want a single 'go-anywhere' lens for their DSLR cameras.Sigma's versatile 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 DC OS lens has been designed as an all-purpose lens for digital SLR cameras with 'APS-C size' image sensors.
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Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS

ePHOTOzine
2 August 2007
  • Excerpt: The Superzoom category of interchangeable lenses is becoming one of the most hotly contested areas of technology in the digital age and virtually everyone is trying to get in on the act. The Sigma 18-200mm is the latest to reach the dealers' showcases.
  • Pros: Good stabilisation system, Good build quality, Decent optical performance for type, Reasonably price
  • Cons: The negative points are:, Heavier than some, Some CA around the edges at wider apertures, Barrel distortion at the wide end.
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Sigma 18-200mm f/3,5-6,3 DC objektív

Pixinfo
24 December 2008
  • Summary: Utazások előtt sokszor kerülhetünk dilemma elé, hogy vajon milyen objektívet vigyünk magunkkal. Néhány fixet a jó képekért? Vagy inkább mindent szeretnénk fotózni és választunk egy alap és egy telezoomot?
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