Sigma has announced the 100-400mm F5-6.4 DG DN OS | C, price tag £899.99, or Fujifilm X mount cameras and updated specs and release date information for its 23mm F1.4 DC DN | C, price tag £449.99.
Sigma says the has been optimised for APS-C Lightweight and ultra-sharp telephoto zoom for FUJIFILM X Mount
The lightweight and compact Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS | Contemporary telephoto zoom expands Sigma’s range of Fujifilm X mount optics and boasts an optical construction of 22 elements in 16 groups. What sets the Fujifilm X Mount version apart from its L-Mount and Sony E-mount counterparts is a new AF Function Setting switch and AF Function button, designed to accommodate the different camera software. This feature allows photographers to toggle between AF Lock and AF activation swiftly on the fly.
Built with high-quality FLD and SLD glass elements, the Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS | Contemporary promises to deliver razor-sharp images across the entire frame and throughout its broad 100-400mm focal range. Add to that Sigma’s Super Multi-Layer Coating on the front element, which minimises lens flare and ghosting. These features make it a versatile tool for everything from wildlife and sports photography to portraits and close-ups.
The new Sigma lens also supports dual action zoom, letting photographers either twist the zoom ring for fine-tuned control or push-pull the lens hood for quick zoom adjustments. The focus limiter switch further enhances usability, cutting down on AF ‘hunting’ and ensuring a quicker, more reliable autofocus.
Sigma says it has also improved the optical stabilisation in the X-mount version of the 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS | Contemporary, increasing from four to five stops. This allows photographers more latitude when shooting in challenging light conditions or at slower shutter speeds. Plus, with a 1:4.1 magnification ratio and a minimum focus distance of 160cm at 400mm, the new Sigma X-mount lens offers ample creative opportunities for close-up and macro photography as well.
Weighing in at just 1135 grams, the Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS | Contemporary lens offers a compelling blend of functionality and portability, making it an ideal choice for the modern travel or action photographer.
Sigma has also updated the specs, price tag and release date for its previously announced 23mm F1.4 DC DN wide-standard prime for APS-C mirrorless cameras.
Available in L-Mount, Sony E-mount and Fujifilm X Mount, the Sigma 23mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary – announced back in April 2023 – will be priced at £449.99 with a release date set for 21 September 2023. The Sigma 23mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary weighs just 340g and boasts 13 elements in 10 groups, including three SLD elements and two aspherical elements.
With the addition of the 23mm F1.4 DC DN, the SIGMA Contemporary line now has four APS-C format F1.4 prime lenses.