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Sigma's 24-70mm f/2.8 ART Lens for E-Mount is Half the Price of Sony's Version

Posted On: Nov 15, 2019   |   Posted By: Peta Pixel

Sigma's 24-70mm f/2.8 ART Lens for E-Mount is Half the Price of Sony's Version

One of Sigma's most anticipated lenses for the full-frame Sony E-Mount cameras has an official price tag, and it's shockingly affordable. The recently announced Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 Art lens-a direct competitor to Sony's expensive 24-70mm f/2.8 G Master-will begin shipping in early December for just $1,100.
The Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art -which is designed from the ground up for full-frame mirrorless cameras-will be available for both the Sony E-Mount and Sigma/Panaasonic/Leica's own L-mount, but it's gotten the most attention from Sony a7 series users who want a native 24-70mm f/2.8 lens for less than the $2,200 Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 GM. The main third-party alternative, up until now, has been the even-more-affordable Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD , but that's not a true 24-70.
To that end, Sigma just delivered in spades. With a price tag of just $1,100, it's literally half the price of Sony's G Master lens, while promising to deliver the kind of pro-grade performance and build...

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