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Old Jul 16, 2009, 7:31 PM   #1
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how do you think the new sigma 18-250 compares to the tamron and pentax

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Old Jul 16, 2009, 7:58 PM   #2
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My understanding is that the Pentax 18-250 mm lens is indeed a re-badged TAMRON Lens that has been tweaked a bit for greater Pentax capability. That being so, The Tamron and the Pentax 18-250 mm lenses are something like cousins.

In contrast, the Sigma 18-250 mm OS lens seems to sit in a wholly different evaluation category.

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My understanding is that the Pentax 18-250 mm lens is indeed a re-badged TAMRON Lens that has been tweaked a bit for greater Pentax capability. That being so, The Tamron and the Pentax 18-250 mm lenses are something like cousins.

In contrast, the Sigma 18-250 mm OS lens seems to sit in a wholly different evaluation category.

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what do you mean by the Sigma 18-250 mm OS lens seems to sit in a wholly different evaluation category.

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I simply mean this: the Tamron version of the 18-250 mm lens is much more highly regarded than the Sigma lens of the same specifications.

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I simply mean this: the Tamron version of the 18-250 mm lens is much more highly regarded than the Sigma lens of the same specifications.

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that's a convincing answer
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