Price of Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary lens announced

In addition to the 24mm f/1.4 Art lens, today Sigma also announced the price of their 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM lens (Contemporary version): $1,089.00. Adorama and B&H are currently taking pre-orders. Shipping should start on March 20th, 2015.

The Contemporary model of this lens is lighter, cheaper and with a slightly simplified lens design compared to the Sport model that is almost twice as expensive:

  • Sport: 24 elements in 16 groups with 2 FLD and 3 SLD coated lenses. All metal construction, 105mm filter threads and weather sealed.
  • Contemporary: 20 elements in 14 groups with 1 FLD and 2 SLD lenses. Plastic composite construction, 95mm filter threads, not weather sealed.
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