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Sigma Unveils the First 9 Art Lenses for Sony E-Mount


Sigma’s highly-acclaimed Art lenses are coming to Sony’s E-mount in a big way. Nine new full-frame prime E-mount Art lenses were just unveiled to give Sony shooters “the highest level of optical performance.”

The seven lenses are the 14mm f/1.8, 20mm f/1.4, 24mm f/1.4, 35mm f/1.4, 50mm f/1.4, 70mm f/2.8 Macro, 85mm f/1.4, 105mm f/1.4, and 135mm f/1.8.

Sigma Art 14mm f/1.8 for Sony E-mount

Sigma just announced the 70mm f/2.8 Macro and 105mm f/1.4 lenses today, but the other 7 were already available for Canon, Nikon, and Sigma mounts prior to this announcement. Sigma says the new Sony E-mount lenses will feature the exact same optical designs that have attracted rave reviews, but the lenses will also feature a “newly developed control algorithm that optimizes the autofocus drive and maximizes the data transmission speed.”

Sigma Art 20mm f/1.4 for Sony E-mount

The native lenses will also work with Sony’s Continuous AF (AF-C) and high-speed autofocus capabilities, which weren’t available before when adapting non-native Sigma Art lenses using the Sigma MC-11 converter.

Sigma Art 24mm f/1.4 for Sony E-mount

Each lens features a brass bayonet mount and rubber sealing that helps resist dust and water splashes.

Sigma Art 35mm f/1.4 for Sony E-mount

Finally, the native lenses will also work well with Sony’s in-camera image stabilization and in-camera lens aberration correction (which fixes things like peripheral illumination, chromatic aberrations, and distortion).

Sigma Art 50mm f/1.4 for Sony E-mount

And this is all just the start of Sigma’s support for Sony gear. The company says that it will continue to introduce new E-mount Art lenses moving forward. Sigma also offers a Mount Conversion Service that lets you convert your existing collection of Art lenses to a different mount if you choose to switch camera systems.

Sigma Art 85mm f/1.4 for Sony E-mount
Sigma Art 135mm f/1.8 for Sony E-mount

Pricing and availability for these 9 lenses have yet to be revealed.