Read the latest issue here

Sigma releases first zoom lens for Fujifilm X Mount

Posted on Nov 14, 2022

Sigma’s new 18-50mm zoom lens joins three primes in its Contemporary series

Sigma has launched the 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN | C lens, compatible with Fujifilm’s X mount cameras. The first zoom in the Contemporary series — and the fourth overall — the 18-50mm is an affordable and versatile product for Fujifilm photographers.

The lens has a compact, portable design, measuring just under 77mm in length and weighing 285g — the lightest in its class. Good for photographers on the go or those who enjoy an all-in-one lens, the 18-50mm has a close-focusing distance of 12.1cm with an equivalent focal range of 27 to 75mm, making it suited to both close-ups and wide-angle shots.

The 18-50mm, like its counterparts in the Contemporary line (the 16mm, 30mm, and 50mm f/1.4), supports both high-speed and continuous AF as well as in-camera chromatic aberration control. Its constant aperture of f/2.8 is congruous with event photography, particularly when shooting handheld in low-light environments. Finally, it’s made from an aluminium internal structure, a rubber coating, and a thermally stable composite (TSC) to protect against water damage and extreme temperatures.

The Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN | C lens will be available from 2 December 2022 for £429.99. Learn more at sigma-imaging-uk.com.

Don’t forget to sign up to receive our newsletter below, and get notified about the new issue, exclusive offers and competitions.

Have you heard The Photography News Podcast? Tune in for news, techniques, advice and much more! Click here to listen for free.

Sigma Unveils 20mm f/2 DG DN | Contempor...

February 18th, 2022

The ultra-compact, wide-aperture prime lens for E-mount and L-mount systems is the latest addition...

SIGMA creates world’s first 10x ultra-...

January 13th, 2023

The full-frame 10x 60-600mm ultra-telephoto zoom for mirrorless cameras is the perfect companion for...

Nikon adds wide-angle zoom to Z Series

September 29th, 2022

NIKKOR Z 17-28mm f/2.8 is its lightest full-frame, ultra-wide-angle mirrorless zoom lens to date

Fujifilm adds to X Series

May 25th, 2023

Fujifilm announces new camera and ultra wide-angle lens aimed at on-the-go photographers

Sign up to the newsletter!

Subscribe to the Photography News newsletter to get the latest issue of the magazine, news, special offers, occasional surveys and carefully selected partner offerings delivered direct to your inbox.

You may opt-out at any time. Terms and conditions and Privacy Policy.