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Sigma 28-70mm F2.8-4 High speed zoom announced - At 28mm focal length this lens has a fast F2.8 maximum aperture. The tiny weight of 245g/8.6oz and length of 6cm/2.4in makes this very compact optic.
Whilst Sigma's Digital Division has been busy developing the ground breaking SD-9 digital SLR, their analogue design team has been busy burning the midnight oil.
F2.8-4 HIGH SPEED ZOOM
Large Aperture, Lightweight, Compact Standard Zoom Lens
Sigma 28-70mm F2.8-4 HIGH SPEED ZOOM standard zoom lens features a large aperture, light weight and compact dimensions. At 28mm focal length this lens has a fast F2.8 maximum aperture. The tiny weight of 245g/8.6oz and length of 6cm/2.4in makes this very compact optic. This size and weight of this standard lens makes it very suitable for travel and general photography. This lens has a minimum focus distance of 50cm/19.7in at all focal lengths. It incorporates an aspherical lens element to minimize distortion. The lens materials used in this new lens are lead and arsenic free ecological glass.
Focal Length :28-70mm
Maximum Aperture :F2.8-4
Lens Construction :11 Elements in 8 Groups
Number of Diagram Blades :8pcs
Minimum Aperture :F22(wide)
Minimum Focusing Distance :50cm/19.7"
Maximum Magnification :1:6.5
Filter Size :58mm
Lens Hood :Bayonet Mount
Dimensions :Diameter 67.5mm/2.6" X Length 60mm/2.4"
Weight :245g/8.6 ounces
Mounts :Sigma AF, Canon, Nikon (D), Minolta (D), Pentax
Availability : October 20th, 2002
The appearance, specifications, and the like of the product are subject to change for improvement without notice.