Sigma 150-600mm OS Contemporary Lens for Nikon
Tom reviews the Sigma "Contemporary Version" of the Sigma 150-600mm below. There is also a "Sports" version which you will find via the navigation.
The Sigma 150-600mm 5-6.3 DG HSM OS Contemporary was created around the concept of maximum portability meets utmost image quality in a variable aperture hyper-telephoto zoom lens. Light weight and compact, this s zoom can handle any long-reach photographic situation one may encounter.
This 150-600mm Contemporary boasts updated Sigma technology such as a quiet and optimized Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) and a new Optical Stabilizer (OS) with an accelerometer for improved panning photography both vertically and horizontally, essential for birding, wildlife and motor photography.
The Sigma 150-600 Contemporary also touts a new zoom lock switch that can be locked at any focal length and a new manual override (MO) switch is incorporated for improved focusing control. Working with the Sigma USB dock, this lens allows for maximum customization such as firmware updates and adjustments to the focus limiter, AF speed and OS view.
- First hyper-telephoto zoom from the Contemporary line
- Lightweight and compact in construction for higher useability
- Water and oil repellent coating on front glass element makes maintenance of the lens surface easier
- Dust proof and splash proof mount
- Filter Size: 95mm
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|Name||Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens for Nikon - 2 Year Sigma Australia Warranty SPOT DEAL|
|Manufacturer Part Number||740-306|
|Lens Type||Telephoto Zoom|
|Lens Mount||Nikon F-Mount|
|Lens Maximum Aperture||5 - 6.3|
|Lens Minimum Aperture||22|
|Lens Minimum Focussing Distance||2.6 m|
|Built-in Autofocus Motor||Yes|
|Widest Angle of View||16.4 degrees|
|Lens Compatibility||Full Frame|
|Includes Lens Hood||Yes|
|Includes Lens Case||No|
|Includes Tripod Collar||Yes|
|Product Weight||2.86 kg|
|External Length||26 cm|
|Warranty Period||12 Months|
Questions on Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens for Nikon - 2 Year Sigma Australia Warranty SPOT DEAL
- Question From Robin at 29/03/2015 3:54 PM
- What is the difference between this (contemporary) and the sport model?
- Hi Robin, Below is an explanation on the specs of the Sports and Contemporary versions of the Sigma 150-600.
The 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports is designed to offer a higher level of optical precision and contains 24 elements in 16 groups, with two FLD and three SLD elements to control aberrations and distortions. It has a minimum aperture of f/22, minimum focusing distance of 8.5', and maximum magnification ratio of 1:5. The lens measures 4.8 x 11.4", and weighs 6.3 lb. Sigma is targeting photographers who place the utmost value on performance over weight, along with refined handling capabilities. The lens will be available in Canon EF, Nikon F, and Sigma SA mounts.
For photographers looking for a more portable option, while still retaining the versatile telephoto-zoom reach, Sigma offers the 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary. This Contemporary version contains 20 elements in 14 groups, with one FLD element and three SLD elements. It has a minimum aperture of f/22, minimum focus distance of 9.2', and maximum magnification ratio of 1:5 and shaves some dimensions off the Sports version to measure 4.1 x 10.2". Sigma has not determined the final weight yet, but it is safe to say it will be lighter than the Sports version, thanks to it is smaller dimensions and fewer optical elements. It, too, will be available in Canon EF, Nikon F, Sigma SA, and Sony A mounts.
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- Question From Wayne at 18/05/2015 9:45 PM
Just wondering if this lens has a 2 year Australian manufacturers warranty or 12 month Cameras Direct warranty?
- Hi Wayne, this lens does have a Sigma 2 year warranty. Our website did not show this but we are fixing that now. Thank you for your enquiry.
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