Friday, June 23, 2017

Pricing details for Sigma's 24-70mm f/2.8 and 14mm f/1.8 Art lenses revealed

Sigma has so far built up a good reputation among photogs and he video community for providing sharp , affordable lenses at half the price of the camera manufacturer's kit .The 24-70 f2.8 - a refresh to the older lens which was launched almost 6 years back (HSM) .

The new lens , which includes 19 elements in 14 groups which includes 3 (super low dispersion) elements has now been priced at $1299 , which puts it en par with Tamron's upcoming 24-70 G2 which will be announced soon .

Price: $1,299
Lens Construction -  19 Elements in 14 Groups
Angle of View -  84.1-34.3ยบ
Number of Diaphragm Blades -  9 (Rounded)
Mininum Aperture -  f22
Minimum Focusing Distance -  37 cm / 14.5 in
Filter Size (mm) -  82mm
Maximum Magnifications - 1: 4.8
Dimensions (Diameter x Length) - 3.5 x 4.2 in

Sigma also revealed their pricing for the 14mm f 1.8 . The new lens , which includes 16 elements in 11 groups with three FLD low dispersion elements and 4 SLD (super low) dispersion elements and a 80 mm aspherical element has now been priced at $1599 .

The Sigma lenses are available on Canon EF , Nikon F and Sigma SA mounts and the 14mm is compatible with Sigma MC11 Smart adapter for Sony E mount as well.

Written by Rakitha for MasHD

Source+purchase links B&H and Adorama - Nikonrumors

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