Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG HSM OS Art lens pricing and availability to be announced next week



Early next week (most likely on Monday) Sigma is rumored to announce the pricing of their latest 24-70mm f/2.8 DG HSM OS Art lens. Shipping is expected to start in 4-8 weeks.

Update #1: B&H now lists June 22nd as the pre-order date for the Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG HSM OS Art lens.

Update #2: the US price of the Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG HSM OS Art lens is rumored to be $1,299.

Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG HSM OS Art lens MTF charts and technical specifications:

Lens Construction 19 Elements in 14 Groups
Angle of View 84.1-34.3º
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
Weight  TBD

Lens description:

"Featuring a brand new OS and highly efficient and fast AF system, the revamped 24-70mm F2.8 Art embodies all the technical qualities and finesse that define the high-performance Sigma Global Vision Art series. Covering a wide range of shooting scenarios, the 24-70mm workhorse DNA includes three SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass elements and four aspherical elements to reduce chromatic aberration. The 24-70mm F2.8 Art aspherical elements use Sigma’s groundbreaking thicker center glass design and highly precise polishing process, delivering stunning images and bokeh effects. The lens’ purpose-built structure boasts a new metal barrel for optimal durability with TSC composite internal moving components designed to resist thermal contraction and expansion."

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