The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Sigma 30mm F1.4 C and the Sony E 30mm F3.5 Macro 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 30mm F1.4 C is the longer of the two lenses at 73mm. The Sony E 30mm F3.5 Macro with a length of 56mm is 17mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Sigma 30mm F1.4 C also has a larger diameter of 65mm compared to Sony E 30mm F3.5 Macro's 62mm 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. Sony E 30mm F3.5 Macro weighs 138g, 47% (127g) lighter than the Sigma 30mm F1.4 C's weight of 265g.
Both Sigma 30mm F1.4 C and Sony E 30mm F3.5 Macro has the same Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony FX30, Sony ZV-E10 and Sony A6600.
Sigma 30mm F1.4 C is also available in Micro Four Thirds and Fujifilm X mounts.