Sigma Attaches Price Tag to 19mm f/2.8 EX DN Lens
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Sigma UK has announced the suggested retail price of the new Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN lens. Available from the end of this month in both Micro Four Thirds and Sony E-mount fittings, the Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN boasts a newly developed linear AF motor which moves the lens elements directly without the need for gears or the drive of other mechanical parts, and comes with a non-rotating 46mm filter thread. The suggested retail price is £169.99.
Sigma Press Release
19mm F2.8 EX DN
Wide-angle lens for Micro Four Thirds and Sony E-mount cameras
Sigma Imaging (UK) Ltd is pleased to announce that the suggested retail price of the new 19mm F2.8 EX DN is £169.99. This new lens will be available in the UK by the end of March in both the Micro Four Thirds and Sony E-Mount fittings.
This high-performance wide angle lens is designed exclusively for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras and has the equivalent angle of view as a 38mm (35mm equivalent focal length) on the Micro Four Thirds systems and 28.5mm (35mm equivalent focal length) on the E-mount system.
Three glass mold aspherical lenses provide excellent correction for distortion, color aberration and field curvature. The inner focusing system corrects the fluctuation of aberration to maintain image quality regardless of the focus distance. Sigma’s Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting and provides sharp and high contrast images even at the maximum aperture. The superior telecentric optical design improves image quality throughout the frame. This lens benefits from a newly developed linear AF motor which moves the lens elements directly without the need for gears or the drive of other mechanical parts. This system ensures accurate and quiet autofocusing, making the lens suitable for video recording as well as still photos.
The lens features a rounded 7 blade diaphragm creating an attractive blur to the out of focus areas of the image. This Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN has a minimum focusing distance of 20cm/7.9in and a maximum magnification ratio of 1:7.4.
SIGMA DN Lens: High-performance lenses, designed exclusively for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. The latest technology for the lens design ensures high optical performance, a compact construction and quiet autofocusing. The superior telecentricity assures sharp and high resolution image quality across the entire image plane.
THE SPECIFICATIONS (for Micro Four Thirds)
Minimum Aperture F22 Minimum Focusing Distance 20cm
Lens Construction 8 Elements in 6 Groups Maximum Magnification 1:7.4
Angle of View 59.3° Filter Size 46mm
No. of Diaphragm Blades 7 pcs SRP £169.99
Dimensions Diameter 60.6mm x Length 45.7mm
Available fittings Micro Four Thirds, Sony E Mount
The appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.