Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens to be released on November 22nd

The new Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens will be released on November 22nd, including shipping date and US pricing (check Adorama and B&H Photo).

Update – the Japanese price for Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens will be around $1,300 (tax included). Pre-orders will start on November 2nd.

Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens additional inf0 including technical specifications, MTF, vignetting and distortion charts and lens design:

“The 40mm F1.4 DG HSM Art is Sigma’s first lens developed originally to live up to the sought-after angle of view and performance standard for a benchmark cine lens. This lens effectively arranges three FLD (“F” Low Dispersion) glass elements and three SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass elements to correct axial chromatic aberration and magnification chromatic aberration. Designed for exceptional sharpness at maximum aperture, this lens excels at available light photography. With less than 1% distortion and near non-existent sagittal coma flare, this lens demonstrates consistent optical results featuring both 8K-compatible resolution and a beautiful bokeh. It is available for Sigma, Nikon, Canon and Sony E mount camera systems.”

Technical specifications:

Focal Length 40mm
Aperture Maximum: f/1.4
Minimum: f/16
Camera Mount Type Nikon F
Format Compatibility Nikon FX/35mm Film
Angle of View 56.8°
Minimum Focus Distance 1.31′ / 40 cm
Magnification 0.153x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:6.5
Optical Design 16 Elements in 12 Groups
Diaphragm Blades 9, Rounded
Image Stabilization None
Autofocus Yes
Filter Thread Front: 82 mm
Dimensions (DxL) 3.46 x 5.16″ / 87.8 x 131 mm
Weight 2.65 lb / 1.2 kg

Via Nokishita

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