Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 IF EX DG HSM Sony Alpha

Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 IF EX DG HSM Sony Alpha
$882
24-70 mm
autofocus 2.9x zoom lens
f/2.8
fixed aperture
  • Sigma HSM Built-in focus motor

reviewswhat are people saying

"This glass is sharp! At f8.0 I didn't feel the need to sharpen images in post; and the quality of the bokeh is very pleasing."

bhphotovideo.com

"This is a fantastic lens. It is super fast, very sharp, and so true to color."

bhphotovideo.com

"Only issue I have is the HSM does not like to work on very high temperature. I checked this problem online and it is a very common problem.[...]"

bhphotovideo.com

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Pros

The Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 IF EX DG HSM Sony Alpha vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Min focal length Great wide angle lens Help
24 mm
Fixed aperture Fixed aperture Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths

Cons

The Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 IF EX DG HSM Sony Alpha vs other Digital camera lenses

Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses

Specifications

General

Min focal length
Help
24 mm
Max focal length
Help
70 mm
Zoom range
Help
2.9x
Magnification
Help
1:5.6 (0.2)

Aperture

Wide maximum
Help
f/2.8
Wide minimum
Help
f/22
Tele maximum
Help
f/2.8
Tele minimum
Help
f/22

Features

Auto focus
Help
Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
Help
Sigma HSM
Image stabilization
Help
None
Fisheye
Help
No
Tilt-shift
Help
No

Form factor

Lens mount
Help
Sony Alpha (Full-frame)
Length
Help
94 mm
Diameter
Help
89 mm
Filter size
Help
82 mm
Weight
Help
0.8 kg

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
Help
73.7°
Telephoto horizontal
Help
28.8°
Wide vertical
Help
53.1°
Telephoto vertical
Help
19.5°
Wide diagonal
Help
84.1°
Telephoto diagonal
Help
34.3°

Angle of view (On Sony Alpha DT APS-C 1.5x crop cameras)

Wide horizontal
Help
52.4°
Telephoto horizontal
Help
19.1°
Wide vertical
Help
36.4°
Telephoto vertical
Help
12.9°
Wide diagonal
Help
61.2°
Telephoto diagonal
Help
22.9°

Competitors

DiscussionWhat do you think about the Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 IF EX DG HSM Sony Alpha lens?

Speech is free, but discussion at LensHero is moderated! Please discuss your opinion of this lens here, and discuss feedback for LensHero at our support community.

Showing 1 comments

Avatar for Nitu Abhyudaya Nitu Abhyudaya (5:51 PM, February 03, 2015)
does this lens directly fit into sony a7r?