Sigma has announced it is developing a 70-200mm F2.8 DG DN OS for Sony, Sigma, Panasonic and Leica full-frame mirrorless cameras.

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The lens will be part of the company's 'Sports' series of lenses, and becomes the second lens (after the 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 DG DN OS) to have its focus driven by an 'HLA' 'high response' linear actuator. Despite being part of the Sport series, Sigma makes clear it is designed to work alongside the 14-24mm F2.8 and 24-70mm F2.8 lenses from the Art series.

Specs released by Sigma France show it will have 20 elements in 15 groups, including six fluorite-like FLD elements, two super-low dispersion elements and three aspherical lenses. It will have a 77mm filter diameter and will weigh 1345g (47.4 oz) in L-mount form and 10g (0.7 oz) less in E-mount.

Pricing has not yet been announced but the company says it will be available from December this year.

Development announcement of SIGMA 70-200mm F2.8 DG DN OS|Sports

The SIGMA 70-200mm F2.8 DG DN OS | Sports is a large-aperture zoom lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras. In addition to the expressive imaging capabilities owing to the latest optical design, the lens offers a high level of performance and features that meet the expectations of professionals in both still and video, including high-speed autofocus with HLA (High-response Linear Actuator), optical stabilizer with the latest algorithm “OS2”, and the superior weather resistance of SIGMA’s Sports line.

Combined with the SIGMA 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN | Art and the SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Art, SIGMA's three zoom lenses for full-frame mirrorless cameras with a bright F2.8 constant aperture cover a wide range of focal lengths.

Launch: December, 2023
Available mounts: L-Mount, Sony E-mount

*The appearance and specifications of the product are subject to change.
* This product is developed, manufactured and sold based on the specifications of E-mount which was disclosed by Sony Corporation under the license agreement with Sony Corporation.
* L-Mount is a registered trademark of Leica Camera AG

Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 DG DN OS | Sport specifications

Principal specifications
Lens typeZoom lens
Max Format size35mm FF
Focal length70–200 mm
Image stabilizationYes
Lens mountL-Mount, Sony FE
Aperture
Maximum apertureF2.8
Minimum apertureF22
Aperture ringYes
Number of diaphragm blades11
Aperture notesRounded blades
Optics
Elements20
Groups15
Special elements / coatings6 FLD, 2 SLD, 3 aspherical
Focus
Minimum focus0.65 m (25.59)
Maximum magnification0.19×
AutofocusYes
Motor typeLinear Motor
Focus methodInternal
Distance scaleNo
DoF scaleNo
Physical
Weight1345 g (2.97 lb)
Diameter91 mm (3.58)
Length205 mm (8.07)
MaterialsMagnesium alloy and thermally-stable composite
Zoom methodRotary (internal)
Zoom lockYes
Filter thread77 mm
Hood suppliedYes
Hood product codeLH860-01
Tripod collarYes