18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary lens will be priced at 73,150 yen including tax

Nokishita reports that the 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary lens will be priced at 73,150 yen including tax. That’s around $650 at current conversion rate. But real USD price might be lower.

It’s still unclear when the lens will be announced but the specs known so far are:

13 elements in 10 groups
minimum shooting distance 12.1cm (wide angle) / 30cm (telephoto)
maximum shooting magnification 1: 2.8 (wide angle) / 1: 5 (telephoto)
filter diameter 55mm
size φ65.4 × 74.5mm (E-mount version φ61.6×76.5mm)
weight 290g.

Those are the rumored Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary lens specs

Probably next week Sigma will announce the new 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary lens. Here are the specs:

13 elements in 10 groups
minimum shooting distance 12.1cm (wide angle) / 30cm (telephoto)
maximum shooting magnification 1: 2.8 (wide angle) / 1: 5 (telephoto)
filter diameter 55mm
size φ65.4 × 74.5mm (E-mount version φ61.6×76.5mm)
weight 290g.

via Nokishita

Sigma launches official teaser for the September 9 announcement (and here are the 24mm f/2.0 specs)

Sigma officially launched their teaser for a September 9 announcement. We already know they will unveil the new 24mm f/2.0 and 90mm f/2.8 L lenses :)

Nokishita leaked both lens specs:

90mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary
11 lenses in 10 groups
9 diaphragm blades (circular diaphragm)
minimum shooting distance 0.5m
maximum shooting magnification 1: 5
filter diameter 55mm
Size φ64×59.7mm
weight 295g
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uggested retail price in Japan the same as the 35mm F2

Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN | Contemporary
13 lenses in 11 groups
9 diaphragm blades (circular diaphragm)
minimum shooting distance 24.5cm
maximum shooting magnification 1: 6.7
filter diameter 62mm
size.
It is φ70x72mm
weighs 365g
compatible with magnetic caps.

Suggested retail price in Japan the same as the 35mm F2