Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens Announced, Priced $549, Available for Pre-Order

Sigma has just officially announced the new Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens. It offers a high-quality, versatile, extremely compact option for crop-sensor mirrorless camera users. Less than 3 inches (74.5mm) long and weighing just over 10 ounces (290g), it is the smallest and lightest F2.8 standard zoom for crop-sensor mirrorless cameras (as of October 2021).

This new lens costs $549, available for pre-order at B&H/ Adorama for Sony E and Leica L mounts.

Below are the detailed spcifications of Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary lens:

Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size APS-C / DX
Focal length 18–50 mm
Image stabilization No
Lens mount L-Mount, Sony E
Maximum aperture F2.8
Minimum aperture F22
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 7
Aperture notes Rounded blades
Elements 13
Groups 10
Special elements / coatings 1 Super Low Dispersion and 3 aspherical elements
Minimum focus 0.12 m (4.72)
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Stepper motor
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Weight 290 g (0.64 lb)
Diameter 65 mm (2.57)
Length 75 mm (2.93)
Colour Black
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Power zoom No
Zoom lock No
Filter thread 55 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Hood product code LH582-02
Tripod collar No

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