Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art Lens for Sony E Key Features
- E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
- Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
- Six FLD Elements, Two SLD Elements
- Three Aspherical Elements
Design & Construction
In comparison to the Tameron 28-75mm lens, the Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 lens has a wider diameter at 82mm which is great for wider angle shots and has a metal construction making it slightly heavier but durable with its premium built. The zoom ring is along the back of the lens and the focus ring is along the front which makes it more tactile and smoother when shooting. It also has a MF/AF switch, focus hold button and lock switch when the Tameron lens doesn’t have either of these.
Performances & Image Samples
Both lenses are weather-sealed with no IS. Additionally, the Sigma 24-70mm lens has 11 rounded blades in comparison to the Tameron lens, with only 9 rounded blades. The rounded blades contributes to a please bokeh quality with the Sigma 24-70mm. The Tameron and Sigma lenses are cable to capturing extremely sharp images, where the Sigma 24-70mm tends to have a slight softness around the edges.
Overall, Sigma’s latest release of the Sigma 24-70mm is fast, versatile and the perfect everyday Sony lens and is definitely worth getting your hands on. It is a versatile wide-angle to portrait-length zoom characterised by its f/2.8 constant maximum aperture. Additionally, the brass bayonet affords improved mounting accuracy and rigidity and rubber sealing is incorporated in the mount’s design to render it dust- and splash-resistant.