The new Leica SL2 full frame L-mount mirrorless camera now officially announced, the US price for SL2 body is $5,995, now available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. The release date is on November 21st, 2019.
The fourth Sigma L-mount lens now officially announced – Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art lens. This lens has a total of 19 elements, including low dispersion, special low dispersion and aspherical glass. Sigma’s ‘Super Multi-Layer’ and ‘Nano Porous’ coatings have been applied to reduce flare and ghosting. Autofocus is driven by a stepping motor and the lens can focus as close as 18cm (7.1″). Currently no price or release date info about this lens, stay tuned.
Along with new firmware for Lumix S1 and S1R, Panasonic today has officially announce two new L-mount lenses: Lumix S Pro 70-200mm f/2.8 O.I.S. Lens and Lumix S Pro 16-35mm f/4 Lens. Both lenses tackle popular zoom ranges, aiming to preserve bag space while producing uncompromising image quality at constant, wide apertures throughout their ranges.
Panasonic has officially announced new firmware version 1.3 for Lumix S1 and S1R full frame mirrorless cameras today. The S1 (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon) and S1R (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon) gain CFexpress compatibility, function better with Sigma L-mount lenses and adapters, along with a host of minor fixes and feature extensions. The new firmware version 1.3 will be available on November 19th, 2019.
According to latest rumors, Sigma will soon announce the development of Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art Lens for L-mount. This will be the fourth Sigma L-mount native lens. The official announcement will be on November 6th, 2019.