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Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN for Canon RF Mount now available.

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After years of anticipation, SIGMA is finally releasing a selection of lenses for Canon RF Mount cameras. Since its introduction in 2018, the Canon RF Mount has gained popularity, especially as DSLRs have declined and mirrorless cameras have become the new industry standard.

The Big News!

New Sigma Camera Lenses for Canon RF Mount

As of April 23, 2024, SIGMA is developing six APS-C format lenses under a license agreement with Canon, Inc. These lenses are:

  • 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary
  • 10-18mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary
  • 16mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary
  • 23mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary
  • 30mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary
  • 56mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary

The 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary will be available in July 2024, with the remaining models releasing at later dates, starting in Fall 2024.

Key Features

Sigma DC DN Lenses for Canon Cameras

SIGMA lenses for Canon RF Mount are designed to offer exceptional compatibility with Canon EOS R cameras, particularly crop-sensor models like the EOS R7, R10, R50, and R100. Here are the standout features:

  • Exclusive New Design for Mirrorless Systems: Leveraging the short flange back for enhanced performance and functionality.
  • Autofocus Tuned for Each Lens: High-speed autofocus driven by a control program tailored to each lens.
  • Compatible with In-Camera Image Stabilization: The camera senses the lens’s focal length and optimizes stabilization performance.
  • Aberration Correction Supported: Full compatibility with in-camera aberration correction for peripheral illumination, chromatic aberrations, and distortion (where supported by the camera).
  • Dust and Splash Resistant Mount: Rubber sealing on the lens mount protects against dust and water.


New Sigma DC DN Camera Lenses for Canon RF Mount Cameras

We’ve received numerous questions about the launch of SIGMA lenses for Canon RF Mount. Here are answers to some of the most common queries:

Q: Why is SIGMA now able to make lenses for Canon RF Mount? A: SIGMA is developing the lenses under a license agreement with Canon, Inc.

Q: What are the future plans for SIGMA’s product lineup for Canon RF Mount? A: SIGMA has not decided on plans beyond these six lenses and will consider market feedback before determining the next steps.

Q: Are there any restrictions on the functionality of the lenses? A: SIGMA lenses are not compatible with the Digital Lens Optimizer. However, Chromatic Aberration Correction and Diffraction Correction are supported. The AF area covers 80% horizontal x 80% vertical. Other functionalities, including in-body image stabilization with select camera models, are available.

Q: Can these lenses be used on full-frame Canon EOS R camera bodies? A: Yes, the image is automatically cropped at 1.6x on the camera body side according to specifications.

Q: How can the firmware of SIGMA lenses for Canon RF Mount be updated? A: Firmware updates will be available on the camera body. Refer to the instructional manual of each camera for update procedures.

With the introduction of these new lenses, SIGMA continues to expand its offerings, providing photographers with versatile and high-quality options for their Canon RF Mount cameras. Stay tuned for more updates and release information as SIGMA enhances its lineup to meet the needs of the photography community.

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