The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Sigma 28mm F1.4 DG HSM A and the Nikon 24mm F1.8G ED for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Sigma 28mm F1.4 DG HSM A is the longer of the two lenses at 108mm. The Nikon 24mm F1.8G ED with a length of 83mm is 25mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Sigma 28mm F1.4 DG HSM A also has a larger diameter of 83mm compared to Nikon 24mm F1.8G ED's 78mm diameter.
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.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Wideangle Prime Lenses in Nikon F (FX) Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Prime Lenses in Nikon F (FX) Mount for Size Comparison
Both Sigma 28mm F1.4 DG HSM A and Nikon 24mm F1.8G ED has the same Nikon F (FX) lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon F (FX) lenses are Nikon D6, Nikon D780 and Nikon D3500.
Sigma 28mm F1.4 DG HSM A is also available in Canon EF , Sigma SA, Sony E and Leica L mounts.
Sigma 28mm F1.4 DG HSM A is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 28mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 42mm.
Nikon 24mm F1.8G ED is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 35mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 36mm.