Hands on with the Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN and 24mm F2 DG DN Lenses Extending the retoro-modern series

Just over a month after the release of its 150-600mm lens, Sigma introduced today two new compact prime mirrorless lenses from its I series – the 90mm F2.8 DG DN and 24mm F2 DG DN both lenses from the Contemporary line.

Sigma’s I line of lenses is expanding today with two compact and lightweight prime lenses with an all-metal body (and hood), weather sealing, and an aperture ring with an automatic mode in both 24mm and 90mm focal lengths.

Main lenses specs

The 24mm f/2 has the following main specs:

  • Focal length and aperture: 24mm, f/5-f/6.3, Full-Frame coverage.
  • Optical design: 13 elements in 11groups including 1 FLD and 2 SLD elements and a single aspherical element.
  • Aperture blades: 9.
  • Minimum focus distance: 24.5 cm (1:6.7  macro magnification).
  • Filter thread: 62mm.
  • Sealing: dust and water sealing.
  • Mount: E, and L mounts.
  • Weight: 365g.

The new Sigma 24mm f/2 DG DN lens

The 90mm f/2.8 has the following main specs

  • Focal length and aperture: 90mm f/2.8, Full-Frame coverage.
  • Optical design: 11 elements in 10 groups including 5 ED and a single aspherical element.
  • Aperture blades: 9.
  • Minimum focus distance: 50 cm (1:5  macro magnification).
  • Filter thread: 55mm.
  • Sealing: dust and water sealing.
  • Mount: E, and L mounts.
  • Weight:  295g.

The compact new Sigma 90mm f/2.8 DG DN lens

Pricing and availability

Both lenses should be available during September 2021 for the same price of $640 (see 90mm f/2.8 here and 24mm f/2 here).

Videos, hands-on and reviews from across the web

The lens already has a number of hands-on previews and a few early reviews – here are a few of them:

Our friends Chris and Jordan from DPR with the new lenses

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The new 90mm lens compared to the Sony 85mm by Gordon Laing

Christopher Frost with the new 24mm Sigma lens

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