Sigma launches three new lenses for Sony FE: 35mm f/1.2, 45mm f/2.8 and 14-24mm f/2.8

Jul 11, 2019

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Sigma launches three new lenses for Sony FE: 35mm f/1.2, 45mm f/2.8 and 14-24mm f/2.8

Jul 11, 2019

Dunja Djudjic

Dunja Djudjic is a multi-talented artist based in Novi Sad, Serbia. With 15 years of experience as a photographer, she specializes in capturing the beauty of nature, travel, and fine art. In addition to her photography, Dunja also expresses her creativity through writing, embroidery, and jewelry making.

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Other than the tiniest full frame mirrorless, there are a few more novelties from Sigma today. Three of them, to be exact. Sigma has just announced three out of four rumored lenses for Sony FE: the 35mm f/1.2 Art, 45mm f/2.8, and the 12-24mm f/2.8 Art. We finally have more details of the specs, prices, and availability, so let’s check them out.

Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art

The Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art is Sigma’s first prime lens with f/1.2 maximum aperture. It’s designed for full frame Sony cameras, but you can use it on APS-C models and get a 53mm equivalent focal length. Sigma promises fast, quiet and accurate AF, as well as excellent sharpness and color accuracy.

Here are the specs:

Focal Length 35mm
Maximum Aperture f/1.2
Minimum Aperture f/16
Lens Mount Sony E
Format Compatibility Full-Frame
Angle of View 63.4°
Maximum Magnification 0.19x
Macro Reproduction Ratio 1:5.1
Minimum Focus Distance 11.81″ / 30 cm
Optical Design 17 Elements in 12 Groups
Diaphragm Blades 11, Rounded
Focus Type Autofocus
Image Stabilization None
Filter Size 82 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L) 3.46 x 5.36″ / 87.8 x 136.2 mm
Weight 38.45 oz / 1090 g

Sigma 45mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary

The Sigma 45mm f/2.8 DG DN is a compact and lightweight lens made for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras. When used on APS-C models, it provides a 68mm equivalent focal length. It also offers good optical performance, fast and accurate AF, as well as pleasing bokeh thanks to its 7-blade diaphragm.

Here are the full specs:

Focal Length 45mm
Maximum Aperture f/2.8
Minimum Aperture f/22
Lens Mount Sony E
Format Compatibility Full-Frame
Angle of View 51.3°
Maximum Magnification 0.25x
Macro Reproduction Ratio 1:4
Minimum Focus Distance 9.45″ / 24 cm
Optical Design 8 Elements in 7 Groups
Diaphragm Blades 7, Rounded
Focus Type Autofocus
Image Stabilization None
Filter Size 55 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L) 2.52 x 1.82″ / 64.0 x 46.2 mm
Weight 7.58 oz / 215 g

Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art

Last but definitely not the least, there’s the Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art. Again, you can pair it with your full frame Sony mirrorless camera, or use it on a crop body and get a 21-36mm equivalent focal length range. This lens also features a fast, accurate and near-silent AF performance. Sigma promises high image quality, and smooth bokeh thanks to the eleven-blade diaphragm.

Here are the specs:

Focal Length 14 to 24mm
Maximum Aperture f/2.8
Minimum Aperture f/22
Lens Mount Sony E
Format Compatibility Full-Frame
Angle of View 114.2° to 84.1°
Maximum Magnification 0.14x
Macro Reproduction Ratio 1:7.3
Minimum Focus Distance 11″ / 27.94 cm
Optical Design 18 Elements in 13 Groups
Diaphragm Blades 11, Rounded
Focus Type Autofocus
Image Stabilization None
Filter Size Gel Filter (Rear)
Dimensions (ø x L) 3.35 x 5.16″ / 85.0 x 131.0 mm
Weight 28.04 oz / 795 g

All three lenses are available for preorders and expected to start shipping in mid-August 2019. We don’t know what happened to the fourth of the rumored lenses, though, but perhaps it will be launched later this year. As for the available three lenses, these are the prices:

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Dunja Djudjic

Dunja Djudjic

Dunja Djudjic is a multi-talented artist based in Novi Sad, Serbia. With 15 years of experience as a photographer, she specializes in capturing the beauty of nature, travel, and fine art. In addition to her photography, Dunja also expresses her creativity through writing, embroidery, and jewelry making.

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