Sigma's L-Mount Plans

Sigma has checked in with an outline of their plans for their part of the L-mount alliance. And yes, another full frame mirrorless camera is coming in 2019. 

Sigma is discontinuing development of SA mount cameras (the sd Quattro series) and going all in with a Foveon sensor in full frame size, to be introduced sometime in 2019, along with at least one new native L-mount lens. along with 14 prime Art lenses ranging from the 14mm 2.8 to the 135mm f/1.8, and including the 70mm f/2.8 macro.

You may remember that Sigma made a big deal about mount conversion services when they made their big Art, Contemporary, and Sports changeover. Well, you can change those lenses from their current mount to the L-mount if you want, apparently at the end of 2019. 

In addition, Sigma plans adapters for both SA and EF lenses for the L-mount (much like their current EF to Sony FE adapter). 

The Foveacs have to be checking their bank accounts and planning for the future now. Full frame Foveon? Check? Open lens mount with many options? Check. Adapters? Check. 

Meanwhile, if you didn't notice, Sigma introduced three lenses for the Sony E mount: 28mm f/1.4 Art, 40mm f/1.4 Art, and the 56mm f/1.4 DN (APS-C crop). You'll find my data pages for the first two over on dslrbodies.com in the third party lens section. The 56mm f/1.4 data page is here.

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