The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Sigma 16-28mm F2.8 E and the Sony FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
The size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses. Sigma 16-28mm F2.8 E is the longer of the two lenses at 101mm. The Sony FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G with a length of 88mm, is 13mm shorter. On the other hand, the Sony FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G has a larger diameter of 81mm compared to the Sigma 16-28mm F2.8 E's 77mm diameter.
Below you can find a scaled side-by-side image of Sigma 16-28mm F2.8 E and Sony FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G to get a better idea of how their sizes compare in real life.
The weight of a lens is as important as its external dimensions, especially if you are planning to hand hold your camera and lens combination for longer periods. Sony FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G weighs 353g, 21% (97g) lighter than the Sigma 16-28mm F2.8 E's weight of 450g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the Wideangle Zoom Lenses in Sony E Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Zoom Lenses in Sony E Mount for Size Comparison
Both the Sigma 16-28mm F2.8 E and the Sony FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G has the same Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony A7R V, Sony FX30 and Sony A7 IV.
Sigma 16-28mm F2.8 E has a focal range of 16-28mm and 1.8X zoom ratio . When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides a 35mm (FF) equivalent of 24 - 42mm.
Sony FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G has a focal range of 16-35mm and 2.2X zoom ratio .