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.
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.