Sigma introduced 23mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens for Fujifilm X

Sigma has unveiled an exciting addition to its lens lineup with the introduction of the compact 23mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary. This fast prime lens is tailored for Fujifilm X-mount APS-C format cameras, perfectly complementing the existing range that includes the 16mm, 30mm, and 56mm DC DN options.

Sigma 23mm f1.4 fujifilm X

Developed specifically for X-mount interchangeable lenses, the control algorithm of this lens optimizes both the autofocus drive and data transfer rate. This sophisticated engineering not only ensures rapid autofocus performance but also extends its support to AF-C (continuous autofocus) and incorporates in-built aberration correction. The lens mount boasts a rubber seal, adding versatility for various shooting conditions.

Crafted from 13 elements across 10 groups, the Sigma 23mm F1.4 for Fuji features three SLD glass elements and two aspherical lens elements. This design ensures impeccable clarity in images, accentuated by the inclusion of a 9-blade diaphragm. To align with the portability of APS-C mirrorless cameras, the lens body maintains a compact and lightweight build, weighing in at 335g with a length of 79.2mm and a 52mm filter diameter.

Price and availability

Photographers and enthusiasts can look forward to the Sigma 23mm F1.4 Fujifilm X DC DN Contemporary lens, now available for pre-order on Bhphotovideo.com and Adorama.com for $549. Its anticipated release date is September 21st.

Sigma 23mm F1.4 Fujifilm X specifications

Sigma 23mm f1.4 fujifilm X
  • Focal Length: 23mm
  • Lens Mount: FUJIFILM X
  • Lens Format Coverage: APS-C
  • Focus Type: Autofocus
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • Maximum Aperture: f/1.4
  • Minimum Aperture: f/16
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 9.8″ / 25 cm
  • Macro Reproduction Ratio: 1:7.3
  • Optical Design: 13 Elements in 10 Groups
  • Diaphragm Blades: 9
  • Front Filter Size: 52 mm
  • Dimensions (ø x L):2.6 x 3″ / 65.8 x 76.9 mm
  • Weight: 12 oz / 340 g

In other lens news, Viltrox has stepped up its game with the introduction of the AF 27mm F1.2 Pro autofocus lens tailored for the Fujifilm X mount. This lens is geared towards photographers in pursuit of precision and uncompromising quality. It delivers sharp imagery even at wide apertures, a feat largely attributed to the integrated HOYA glass aspherical elements that effectively manage chromatic aberrations. Enthusiasts can acquire this lens for $549 or £579, bringing superior optics to their creative endeavors.

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