Sigma, well known for creating lenses that perform as well or even better than first-party lenses at highly competitive prices, has announced the new 70-200mm f/2.8 DG DN OS Sports. Here's everything you can expect from the lens.
70-200mm f/2.8 DG DN OS Sports
Like most Sigma lenses, the new 70-200mm f/2.8 Sports (for Sony E and Leica L mounts) costs less than most first-party options, with an introductory price of $1,499.
Meant to offer high levels of image quality and performance for demanding professionals, the new lens features a complex and advanced design, including:
- Lens Construction: 20 elements in 15 groups (6 FLD, 2 SLD, 3 aspherical elements)
- Angle of View: 34.3° - 12.3°
- Number of Diaphragm Blades: 11 (rounded diaphragm)
- Minimum Aperture: f/22
- Minimum Focusing Distance: 65 cm (Wide), 100 cm (Tele) / 25.6 in (Wide), 39.4 in (Tele)
- Maximum Magnification Ratio: 1:5.2 (at 200mm)
- Filter Size: 77mm
- Dimensions: 90.6 x 205 mm / 3.6 x 8.1 in
- Weight: 1,345 g / 47.4 oz (includes tripod foot)
- Dust- and Splash-Resistant Construction
- Compatible with L-Mount and Sony E-Mount
- Optical Stabilization with OS2 Algorithm (7.5 stops at wide end, 5.5 stops at tele end)
- High-Speed Autofocus with Dual HLA Linear Motors
- Aperture Ring with Click/Declick Switch for Video Work
- Focus Limiter Switch
- Tripod Collar and Foot
- 11-Blade Rounded Diaphragm
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Price and Availability
Look for the new 70-200mm f/2.8 to be available December 7 at a price of $1,499, with preorders available now.