SIGMA Announces 16-28mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens

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The new Sigma 16-28mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary is a fast compact full-frame zoom lens that Sigma states is great for both stills and video.

It’s available for Sony E-mount and L-Mount systems. It features an inner zoom and focusing mechanism, a high-speed stepping motor, and a convenient front filter thread.

The inner zoom mechanism allows the lens to maintain the same length throughout the entire zoom range with almost no shift to its balance point. With a compact, balanced body it would pair well for use on a gimbal.

Key features

  • Lens construction: 16 elements in 11 groups, with 5 FLD and 4 aspherical lens elements
  • Inner zoom
  • Inner focus system
  • Compatible with high-speed autofocus
  • Stepping Motor
  • Compatible with front filter (72mm)
  • Compatible with Lens Aberration Correction – Function available on supported cameras only. Available corrections and auto correction functionality may vary depending on the camera model. – On cameras where lens aberration correction is controlled with “ON” or “OFF” in the camera menu, please set all aberration correction functions to “ON” (AUTO).
  • Support for DMF and AF+MF
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Focus Mode switch
  • Petal-type lens hood (LH756-01)
  • Mount with dust and splash-resistant structure
  • Support for switching between linear and non-linear focus ring settings (L-Mount only)
  • Compatible with SIGMA USB DOCK UD-11 (sold separately; L-Mount only)
  • Designed to minimize flare and ghosting
  • 9-blade rounded diaphragm
  • High-precision, durable brass bayonet mount
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The SIGMA 16-28mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens will be available in the U.S. at SIGMA Authorized Dealers for a retail price of $899 in late June 2022.

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