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Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM

Sigma’s 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM is a high-performance 13.8x Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM

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Overall 8
7.6

Expert Review

DP Review
23 June 2011
  • Summary: The Sigma 18-250mm F3.6-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM is one of the best of the current bunch of SLR superzooms, with decent optics, fast autofocus and effective image stabilization. It's a reliable performer, and its close-up capability is handy too.
  • Pros: 13.9x focal length range with impressive closeup capability, ideal general purpose / travel lens, Fast, quiet autofocus, Effective image stabilization (about 3 stops benefit at all focal lengths), Good build quality, smooth zoom ring action and limited zoom creep
  • Cons: Somewhat soft wide open in the middle of the zoom range, Very strong pincushion distortion across much of the zoom range
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Overall 8
7.7
Value for money 7
7.0
Features 9
9.0
Picture quality 7
7.0
Ergonomics 8
8.0
Build quality 8
7.5

Expert Review

DP Review
6 November 2010
  • Conclusion: The Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM, perhaps unsurprisingly, seems very much to be a case of 'take the 18-200mm OS , make it longer', and exhibits much the same characteristics as the older design. It's therefore a lens which takes a slightly different approach than usual to the 'all-in-one' superzoom concept, trading off absolute sharpness against other desirable optical characteristics, namely relatively low distortion and chromatic aberration.
  • Pros: Huge 13.9x focal length range, ideal general purpose and travel lens, Good image quality in the wide to short telephoto range, Fast, quiet autofocus, Low distortion (for a superzoom), Good build quality, smooth zooming action and no zoom creep
  • Cons: Very inconsistent sharpness through the zoom range - extremely soft at 135mm, Soft corners at almost all focal lengths, Image stabilization not as effective as on similar lenses, especially at telephoto end
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Overall 8
8.0

Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Review

ePHOTOzine
18 June 2012
  • Excerpt: This 13.8x superzoom lens is compatible with Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sony and Sigma DSLRs that have an APS-C sized sensor or smaller. On a Canon APS-C format camera, this lens provides an angle of view equivalent to a 28.8-400mm lens on a 35mm camera and costs around £400.
  • Pros: Very good performance for a superzoom, Effective optical Stabilisation, Compact size, Light weight, Good build quality
  • Cons: f/6.3 max aperture at 250mm is relatively slow, No full time manual focus override (which isn't really much of an issue)
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Overall 8
7.8

Test: Sigma 3.5-6.3/18-250 mm DC OS HSM Macro (Reisezoom-Objektiv für Canon-DSLRs)

CHIP Online
2 September 2014
  • Excerpt: Fazit: Mit dem Sigma 3.5-6.3/18-250 mm DC OS HSM Macro präsentiert sich im Test ein gleichermaßen gutes wie auch preisgünstiges Reisezoom-Objektiv. Die Linse für EOS-Kameras mit APS-C-Sensor punktet mit hoher Auflösung und treffsicherem Autofokus. Auch die Ausstattung lässt insgesamt nur wenige Wünsche offen.
  • Pros: Autofokus, Auflösung, Bildstabilisator, Makro-Modus
  • Cons: Verzeichnung, Farbsäume
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Overall 8
8.0

Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM

MyDigitalPhotos.dk
27 February 2010
  • Summary: Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM er et rigtig godt bud på et all-round objektiv, da der er tale om et objektiv med en brændvidde der gør det muligt at fotografere både landskab, portrætter, makro og meget andet, med ét enkelt objektiv. Den indbyggede billedstabilisering gør det muligt at benytte en længere lukketid ved svage lysforhold, men kompensere ikke helt for at der er tale om et objektiv med en maksimal blændeåbning på f/3.5 ved 18mm.Prismæssigt er vi oppe i den...
  • Pros: Alsidighed, Billedstabilisering
  • Cons: Pris, Maksimal blændeåbning f/3.5
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