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Sigma Japan has announced a new Sigma SD15 Twin Zoom Kit, available from 15th July. The bundle includes the Sigma SD15 digital SLR camera body, a 18-50mm f/2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM standard zoom and a 50-200mm f/4.5-5.6 DC OS HSM telezoom lens. Currently there is no word on the price of the kit or whether it will be available outside Japan.
Sigma Press Release
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SIGMA SD15 TWIN ZOOM KIT
The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the new release of the “SIGMA SD15 TWIN ZOOM KIT” which comprises the SD15 digital single lens reflex camera, a SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM and a SIGMA 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM as a set. This new Twin zoom kit will be available from July 15th.
The SIGMA SD15 is a digital single lens reflex camera which incorporates a 14 mega pixel X3 direct image sensor that captures fully the three basic colors of light – red, green and blue – at every pixel location over three layers. As it principally does not produce false colors, a low-pass filter is not required ensuring sharp and more realistic images with extraordinary detail.
By using this SIGMA SD15 with these two optical stabilized lenses - the SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM standard zoom and SIGMA 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM telephoto zoom, a wide shooting coverage from wide-angle to telephoto is possible.
[SIGMA SD15 TWIN ZOOM KIT Product Information]
Content : SD15 + SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM + SIGMA 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM
Barcode No. : 00-85126-92816-2
[Characteristics of each lens]
SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM
This standard zoom lens is equipped with approximately 4 stops OS (Optical Stabilizer) function. The lens offers a large aparture of F2.8 at the 18mm focal length. Together with the OS function, it ensures conveient handheld photography even in low light such as indoors or at dusk.
SIGMA 50-200mm F4-5.6 DC OS HSM
This compact telephoto zoom lens is equipped with approximately 4 stops OS (Optical Stabilizer). The small and light construction ensures great portability and easy handheld telephotography.