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Sigma Patent - Art 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM

A new Sigma ART 24-70mm F2.8 lens patent surfaced over the web, The lens will arrive for Fullframe sensor based DSLRs. We may see some big announcements from Sigma on Photokina 2016 as we have told you earlier.

24-70mm F2.8 FF camera lens

Patent Details Below

Patent Publication No. 2016-38502
Published 2016.3.22
Filing date 2014.8.8
Example
Zoom ratio 2.74
Wide-angle intermediate telephoto
Focal length 24.85 50.00 68.00
F-number 2.92 2.92 2.93
Full angle of view 2ω 83.71 45.71 34.33
The image height Y 21.63 21.63 21.63
The total lens length 150.73 167.12 178.30

source – bit.ly/22Gpbuh

Announced: Sigma SD Quattro & SD Quattro H Mirrorless

SD-Quattro-H-image

APS-H one is the equivalent of a 51-megapixel sensor.

The compact DP series by Sigma was favored by very limited number of photographers due to the fixed lens issue. To make a big space among photographers Sigma finally jumped in thee mirrorless ship with its two new products SD Quattro and SD Quattro H. Both the camera uses Sigma SA lens mount, that allows shooters to select the Sigma’s lineup of Global Vision lenses.

SD-Quattro-image

29MP APS-C Foveon X3 Quattro CMOS sensor that uses a unique stacked design to deliver full color information at every single pixel without interpolation.

 Sigma SD Quattro vs SD Quattro H

Sigma sd Quattro Sigma sd Quattro H
  • 29MP APS-C Foveon X3 Quattro CMOS Sensor
  • Dual TRUE III Imaging Processing Engine
  • Sigma SA Lens Mount
  • 2.36m-Dot Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.0″ 1.62m-Dot Main LCD & Sub Monitor
  • Phase & Contrast-Detect Hybrid AF System
  • Super-Fine Detail Exposure Mode
  • ISO 6400 and 3.6 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Quick Set Button; Lock Switch
  • Focus Peaking; Lossless Compressed Raw
  • 45MP APS-H Foveon X3 Quattro CMOS Sensor
  • Dual TRUE III Imaging Processing Engine
  • Sigma SA Lens Mount
  • 2.36m-Dot Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.0″ 1.62m-Dot Main LCD & Sub Monitor
  • Phase & Contrast-Detect Hybrid AF System
  • Super-Fine Detail Exposure Mode
  • ISO 6400 and 3.8 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Quick Set Button; Lock Switch
  • Focus Peaking; Lossless Compressed Raw

The bold word are the differences between the two models. As you can see from the table the the primary difference between the two camera models is the sensor size.

As you can see the sub monitor of the display part

Display is divided into two parts, one part will always show the camera settings and other will show additional features / live-view / menus.

surprisingly the recently announced camera uses 9 points Phase AF system combined with contrast detect AF system for more accuracy.

on the back side of the camera we have 2.3 MP high resolution viewfinder and a 1.62 MP LCD display screen and a side screen on right side (shown in red box) that mainly display camera core settings, example shutter speed, ISO, aperture, etc.,

Pre-order or Buy Sigma SD Quattro & SD Quattro H Mirrorless from B&H Shop

Sigma 50-100mm APS-C Lens Coming with Fixed F1.8 Aperture

Sigma-50-100mm-lens-imageSigma finally coming with a new ART lens that will cover a 20-150mm range by having a fixed F1.8 Aperture, the lens will arrive next week on CP+ show.

The leaked image of the lens shows its solid construction and yummy look. the lens is designed for  APS-C sensor based camera so Canon EF, Nikon F and Sony SA mount.

Take a look at the rumored specification of the lens

  • Lens construction: 21 elements in 15 groups
  • Three FLD, one SLD elements, one high-refractive-index high-dispersion glass, three high refractive index SLD glass
  • Filter size: 82mm
  • Shortest focusing distance: 95cm
  • Maximum magnification: 1: 6.7
  • Total length: 170.7mm
  • Maximum diameter: 93.5mm
  • Weight: 1490g
  • Aperture blades: 9 (circular aperture)
  • New thinned ultrasonic motor
  • Inner focus, inner zoom
  • Suggested retail price in Japan: 167,400 yen (tax included) or around $1,400
  • Release Date April 22

The lens is will cost you approx $1,500 and shpping will start from March April 2016.


Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens

Sigma-30mm-lens-imageThe Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens is also coming,

  • Lens design: 9 elements in 7 groups (double-sided aspherical lens high refractive index and high dispersion glass)
  • Aperture blades: 9 (circular aperture)
  • Filter Size: 52mm
  • AF motor: stepping motor
  • Shortest focusing distance: 30cm
  • Inner focus
  • Total length: 73.3mm
  • Maximum diameter: 64.8mm
  • Weight: 265g
  • Available in Sony E and Micro Four Thirds mounts
  • Release Date: March 18, 2016
  • Suggested retail price in Japan: 51,840 yen (tax included) or around $400

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Sigma 120-600mm F5-6.3 Lens Patent

Sigma-sports-lens-image

Sigma new Lens patent surfaced over the web, the lens patent is of 120-600mm lens. This lens may add a new dimension in Sigma Sports series.

  • Patent Publication No. 2015-203827
    • Published 2015.11.16
    • Filing date 2014.4.16
  • Example
    • Zoom ratio 4.66
    • Focal length 125.15 250.18 583.80
    • F number 4.86 5.84 6.50
    • Total angle of view 2ω 19.47 9.76 4.18
    • The image height Y 21.63
    • Overall length of the lens 314.20 371.31 424.96

source – Egami

Sigma Lens Patent 11-22mm ART Lens with Variable Aperture

sigma 11-22mm lens patent imgSigma latest patent surfaced over the web that shows a 11-22mm ART lens patent, but surprisingly the lens features variable aperture being a ART lens.

Description, self-interpretation of the patent literature

  • Patent Publication No. 2015-203734
    • Published 2015.11.16
    • Filing date 2014.4.11
  • Example 1
    • Zoom ratio 1.88
    • Wide-angle intermediate telephoto
    • Focal length 11.33 15.33 21.30
    • F-number 4.50 5.00 5.86
    • Total angle of view 2ω 126.85 108.80 87.93
    • Image height Y 21.63 21.63 21.63
    • Overall length of the lens 163.42 156.24 156.59

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New Sigma Lenses Coming in 2016

Sigma-ART-Lens-image

A bunch of Sigma high quality Lenses are expected to arrive soon, The Sigma ART lenses are already dominating the third party Lens market. Now take a look at the list of Sigma upcoming lenses

  1. Sigma 85mm F1.4 ART Lens – The lens will exclusively will arrive for portrait shooter some time in 2016.
  2. Sigma 24-70 F2.8 ART OS – The 24-70mm ultra-bright lenses are one of the most popular lenses among Cannikon users, the arrival of Sigma made monster in 24-70mm category will sure decelerate Sales speed of Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM & Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR lenses.
  3. Sigma 70-200 f/2.8 OS Sport –  The lens is coming in 2016 with very fast AF that will sure attract professional shooters. The lens will arrive in

The website also said the Sigma is currently working on 12 lenses and they are ready to introduce new series of Wide angle prime lenses and new super-telephoto lens is also coming in next 2 to 3 years.

However we have already published detailed specification of the upcoming lenses here

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via – Canon Rumor

Sigma Patent - 35mm F2 ART Lens for 4/3 System

SIgma-ART-35mm-lens-for-M43
According to the latest patent surfaced over the web, Sigma is working on 4/3 system based ART series prime lens, the lens will have 35mm focal length and F2 aperture.. the lens will also feature built in optical image stabilization.

Sigma already have 60mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Micro Four Thirds Mount Cameras , available at B&H and Amazon