Sigma News & Rumors: Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.3 OS HSM Sports and 18-300mm f3.5-6.3 OS HSM Contemporary are coming!


As Sigma-Rumors has reported today, in a few day Sigma is going to announce the weather sealed 150-600mm f/5-6.3 OS HSM Sports super-telephoto and the 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 OS HSM Contemporary super-zoom. Whether the 14-24mm f/4 OS, 24/1.4 Art und 85/1.4 Art will also be announced during the Photokina show is yet unknown. As you can imagine the two zooms are aimed at Tamron counterparts, but rely on a mixture of more complex optical design, higher weight and larger size.


Here are the specs of the 150-600 S compared to the Tamron 150-600:

  • Construction: 24 elements, 16 groups (20 elements, 13 groups)
  • Filter diameter: 105 mm (95mm)
  • Minimum focusing distance: 260 cm (270 cm)
  • Dimensions: 121 x 290.2 mm (105.6 x 257.8 mm) Aperture blades: 9, rounded (9, rounded)
  • Maximum magnification: 1:5 (1:5)
  • Weight: 2860 g / 100.88 oz. (1951g / 68.8 oz.)
  • Expected price: around $2,000

And here are the specs of the 18-300 C compared to the Tamron 16-300:

  • Construction: 17 elements, 13 groups with 4 FLD elements and 1 SLD elements (16 elements, 12 groups)
  • Filter diameter: 72 mm (67 mm)
  • Minimum focusing distance: 39 cm (39 cm)
  • Dimensions: 79 x 101,5 mm (75 x 99.5 mm)
  • Aperture blades: 7, rounded (7, rounded)
  • Maximum magnification: 1:3 (1:3)
  • Weight: 585g / 20.6 oz. (539 g / 19 oz.)
  • Expected price: around $600

Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.3 OS HSM Sports product images and charts:

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 Weather sealing


Optical design


MFT chart







Sigma 18-300mm f3.5-6.3 OS HSM Contemporary product images and charts:
sigma-18-300mm-f3-5-6-3-dc-os-hsm-contemporary Sigma-18-300mm-DC-OS-HSM-with-lens-hood Sigma-18-300mm-DC-OS-HSM

Optical design


MTF chart






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