Canon EF 24-70mm F4 L IS USM vs Sigma EX 300-800mm F5.6 DG APO HSM

This is a full comparison between the lenses Canon EF 24-70mm F4 L IS USM and Sigma EX 300-800mm F5.6 DG APO HSM .

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Product
Canon EF 24-70mm F4 L IS USM
Sigma EX 300-800mm F5.6 DG APO HSM
Name Canon EF 24-70mm F4 L IS USM Sigma EX 300-800mm F5.6 DG APO HSM
Manufacturer Canon Sigma
SKU
Release Date and Price
Canon EF 24-70mm F4 L IS USM
Sigma EX 300-800mm F5.6 DG APO HSM
Release Year 2012 2003
Release Date
MSRP 1499 USD 11500 USD
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Lens Type
Canon EF 24-70mm F4 L IS USM
Sigma EX 300-800mm F5.6 DG APO HSM
Lens Type Standard / Normal Telephoto
Supertelephoto
Zoom or Prime Zoom lens Zoom lens
Mount and Compatibility
Canon EF 24-70mm F4 L IS USM
Sigma EX 300-800mm F5.6 DG APO HSM
Mount Canon EF Canon EFNikon F
Designed for APS-C sensor No (Suitable for all sensors) No (Suitable for all sensors)
Focus
Canon EF 24-70mm F4 L IS USM
Sigma EX 300-800mm F5.6 DG APO HSM
Autofocus (AF) Yes Yes
Built-in Autofocus (AF) Motor Yes Yes
Motor Type No information No information
Focus Method No information No information
Closest Focusing Distance 38 cm 600 cm
Maximum Magnification 0,7
Aperture
Canon EF 24-70mm F4 L IS USM
Sigma EX 300-800mm F5.6 DG APO HSM
Maximum Aperture F4 F5,6
Diaphragm Blades No information No information
Optics
Canon EF 24-70mm F4 L IS USM
Sigma EX 300-800mm F5.6 DG APO HSM
Construction 15 elements  /  12 groups 18 elements  /  16 groups
Special Elements/Coatings No information No information
Focal Length
Canon EF 24-70mm F4 L IS USM
Sigma EX 300-800mm F5.6 DG APO HSM
Focal Length 24-70 mm 300-800 mm
Zoom Range 46 mm 500 mm
Built-in Teleconverter No No
Teleconverter Multiplier N/A N/A
Image Stabilization Yes
IS
No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating N/A N/A
Physical
Canon EF 24-70mm F4 L IS USM
Sigma EX 300-800mm F5.6 DG APO HSM
Weather Sealing Yes No
Diameter 83 mm 165 mm
Length 93 mm 544 mm
Weight 600 gr 5880 gr
Other
Canon EF 24-70mm F4 L IS USM
Sigma EX 300-800mm F5.6 DG APO HSM
Filter Type Filter Thread Drop-in Filter
Filter Diameter 77 mm 46 mm
Lens Hood Included Included
Lens Hood SKU EW-83L LH1571-02 595
Tripod Collar N/A Included
Tripod Collar SKU N/A N/A