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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.
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.