Sigma Announces 24-70mm F2.8 Art Lens for FE and L Mount

Sigma has announced a new lens in their mirrorless lineup – the 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art for Sony FE and Panasonic L Mounts. It joins their previously released full-frame mirrorless zoom lens – 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art.

sigma 24-70mm fe l mount

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The new lens packs some amazing specs, including 19 elements, weather sealing, brass bayonet mount, and a minimum focusing distance of just 18 cm (7.1 inches) when you’re fully zoomed out. The maximum magnification is 1:2.9 at the wide-angle end and 1:4.5 when zoomed in, which is better than what your average 24-70mm lens offers, and allows for some creative close-up photography as well.

Additional lens features (from Sigma’s press release):

  • Zoom lock switch
  • Lens hood with a lock
  • Mount with dust- and splash-proof structure
  • Compatible with the Lens Aberration Correction
  • Available Mount conversion service
  • Designed to minimize flare and ghosting
  • Evaluation with Sigma’s own MTF measuring system: A1
  • 11-blade rounded diaphragm
  • High-precision, rugged brass bayonet mount
  • “Made in Japan” craftsmanship

Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 Art lens in the L-mount will weigh 835 grams (1.8 pounds) and the E-mount version is going to be a few grams lighter. The pricing is yet to be revealed, but the lens should be available for purchase as soon as mid-November.

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