Sigma Launches Pre-Orders for 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens

Sigma has announced the release of its 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens. The device is currently available for pre-order for Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E, and Sigma SA mounts via B&H Photo-Video for $1,399.

The Sigma 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens is a wide-angle prime lens designed for versatile shooting applications. The lens features an advanced optical design with two F Low Dispersion (FLD) and three Special Low Dispersion (SLD) elements to minimize chromatic and spherical aberrations. Likewise, the unit includes a Super Multi-Layer Coating as well to reduce ghosting and flare, along with a protective water and oil-repellent coating on the front lens element. In addition, a Hyper Sonic Motor is also integrated, enabling the lens to offer fast and quiet autofocusing or the option for full-time manual focus override. Finally, the device utilizes a rounded nine-blade diaphragm for pleasing bokeh effects.

Here's a full rundown of key specs and features per Sigma and B&H Photo-Video:

  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • Two FLD Elements, Three SLD Elements
  • Three Aspherical Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
  • Weather-Sealed, Protective Front Coating
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock

Source: Sigma