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Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Standard Lens Announced

Sigma Corporation announced the 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM standard lens which is a new large aperture prime lens.

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Sigma Corporation announced the 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM standard lens which is a new large aperture prime lens. The lens comes equipped with Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM), which ensures silent, high-speed AF and also moonlights as an effective 80mm medium telephoto lens on digital cameras with APS-C size image sensors.

According to Sigma, the super multi-layer lens coating reduces flare and ghosting. The new lens has a minimum focusing distance of 45cm (17.7") and has maximum magnification of 1:7.4. No word on pricing or availability.

Distinguishing characteristics

  • Standard lens with large maximum aperture of F1.4.

  • It creates sharp images with high contrast and ensures superior peripheral brightness.

  • Incorporates molded glass aspherical lens, perfectly correcting coma aberration and creating superior image quality.

  • Super multi-layer lens coating reduces flare and ghosting.

  • Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) ensuring silent, high-speed AF.

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