Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens Officially Announced for $899

Today, Sigma officially announced the new  Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens . It is  a fast standard zoom lens for full-frame L- and E-mount, featuring three aspherical, two ‘FLD’ and two ‘SLD’ elements, as well as Super-Multi Layer and Nano Porous coatings to reduce ghosting and aberrations. It has a minimum focus distance of 19cm (7.5″) and a maximum magnification of 0.3X. This new lens costs $899, first availalbe for pre-order at B&H/ Adorama.

Features:

● Lens construction: 16 elements in12 groups, with 2 FLD elements, 2 SLD elements and 3 aspherical elements
● Internal focusing
● Compatible with high-speed autofocus
● Stepping motor
● Nano Porous Coating
● Super Multi-Layer Coating
● Water and oil repellent coating (front element)
● Focus Mode Switch
● Support DMF, AF+MF
● Petal-type lens hood
● Simple dust- and splash-proof design
● Compatible with SIGMA USB DOCK UD-11 (sold separately / for L-Mount only)
● Designed to minimize flare and ghosting
● Every single lens undergoes SIGMA’s proprietary MTF measuring system “A1”
● 9-blade rounded diaphragm
● High-precision, durable brass bayonet mount

 

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