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Sigma 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM
8.8 out of 10

Sigma 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM

Sigma’s 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM is designed for portability an Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sigma 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM

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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

PhotoRadar
19 November 2011
  • Conclusion: The closest focus distance is 110cm, which enables a maximum magnification factor of 0.22x at the 200mm zoom setting. Focusing is internal, so the front element neither extends nor rotates, making it ideal for use with a circular polariser or other rotation-sensitive filter.
  • Pros: Small but not too lightweight, HSM autofocus and optical stabiliser, Includes a focus distance scale, often omitted on budget lenses
  • Cons: Lack of outright sharpness at 200mm focal length, Stabilisation only consistently gave a 3-stop advantage in our tests, Not compatible with full-frame cameras
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REVIEW: Sigma 50-200mm f/4-5.6 DC OS HSM

photodo
3 October 2011
  • Excerpt: Gary Wolstenholme gives the Sigma 50-200mm a look over with his expert eye. Sigma 50-200mm f/4-5.6 DC OS HSM: Handling and features After purchasing a DSLR, many people will add a telephoto zoom to their kit bag at some point in time.
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Overall 9
9.1
Design 9
9.0
Value for money 10
10
Features 9
8.5
Performance 9
9.0
Picture quality 9
9.0

Sigma 50-200mm f/4-5.6 DC OS HSM Review

What Digital Camera
29 May 2011
  • Summary: Overall this is clearly an impressive lens – especially given its remarkably low price. Admittedly it doesn't have the feel of a top-flight professional zoom but neither does it feel flimsy or exhibit any serious weaknesses when used within its own limitations.
  • Pros: Competitive pricing
  • Cons: Rotating focusing ring
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Overall 6
6.0

Sigma 50-200mm f/4-5.6 DC OS HSM review

TechRadar UK
19 November 2011
  • Summary: Small but feature-packed, this Sigma zoom lens aims to go large on value for money
  • Pros: Small but not too lightweight, HSM autofocus and optical stabiliser, Includes a focus distance scale, often omitted on budget lenses
  • Cons: Lack of outright sharpness at 200mm focal length, Stabilisation only consistently gave a 3-stop advantage in our tests, Not compatible with full-frame cameras
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