SIGMA has announced the 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens for FUJIFILM X Mount. This is the same lens that is already available in Sony E and Leica L mounts.
The 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary expands the SIGMA lineup for X Mount, joining the three existing prime lenses, the 16mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary, 30mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary, and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary, which were announced for the FUJIFILM X Mount platform earlier this year.
- X-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
- 27-75mm (35mm Equivalent)
- Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
- Minimum Focusing Distance: 4.8″
- Three Aspherical Elements
- Special Low Dispersion Element
- Rounded 7-Blade Diaphragm
- Dust- and Splash-Proof Design
- Includes LH582-02 Lens Hood
A control algorithm including AF drive and communication speed optimization has been developed specifically for X Mount interchangeable lenses. As well as allowing for high-speed AF, the lens also supports AF-C (Continuous AF) and in-camera aberration correction. The mount is rubber-sealed to cater for use in a variety of environments.
The compact body offers an easy-to-use zoom range of 27mm to 75mm in the 35mm format. With a minimum focusing distance of 12.1cm and a maximum magnification of 1:2.81, it allows photographers to take advantage of the compact shooting system, such as shooting close-ups of your subject. Exceptionally compact and lightweight body ideal for mirrorless cameras The main feature of the 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary is its overwhelmingly compact and lightweight body that maximizes the excellent portability and advantages of an APS-C mirrorless camera.
Despite its large aperture of F2.8, it is the smallest and lightest in its class boasting a maximum diameter of 61.6mm, and a length of 76.8mm. The lens weighs 285g.
Price & availability
The SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary lens for FUJIFILM X Mount retails for $549 USD and will be available in early December 2022.