Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens (Canon EF)

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens (Canon EF)

The Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports lens combines all stringent features that professional photographers require, for the use of Canon EF-Mount Full-Frame systems, and also the first ever-evolving 70-200mm lens to feature in the Sports line with a high optical quality, a robust design and excellent handling. The high-performance Sigma 70-200mm lens sports a magnesium alloy body thats light in weight; Intelligent Optical Stabilization with an acceleration sensor an updated algorithm to achieve panning in all directions; high-speed autofocus, which is all thanks to its HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor). The lens also utilises 10 exclusive low-dispersion glass elements that includes 9 FLD (F Low Dispersion) glass elements and 1 SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass element in order to deliver excellent correction of colour aberration; water- and oil-repellent coating on both front and rear lenses; dust- and splash-proof structure with special sealing applied to the manual focus ring, mount connection, zoom ring, and cover connection making it the perfect lens to operate in all weather conditions, and a rounded 11-blade diaphragm that produces astonishing bokeh effects.
  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Nine FLD Elements, One SLD Element
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor
  • Intelligent OS Image Stabilization
  • Removable Arca-Type Tripod Foot
  • TSC Material, Dust- and Moisture-Sealed
  • Rounded 11-Blade Diaphragm
  • Compatible with Sigma Teleconverters
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Backordered with Supplier. ETA 3-4 weeks
SKU 590954
Brand Sigma

The Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens is an ever-evolving lens thats now available in the Sports line to produce astonishing image quality, definitely meeting all stringent needs that professional photographers require in a lens.

With Intelligent Optical Stabilization incorporated into the 70-200mm lens from Sigma and adopting the latest algorithm to deliver outstanding image stabilization throughout its zoom range when capturing fast moving subjects.

With a maximum aperture of f/2.8, the 70-200mm lens performs exceptionally well in low light conditions, and still delivers that high-quality that every professional photographer seeks. Definitely a lens that performs well in various challenging scenes, from sports to news, landscape and even portrait photography.

The all-rounder 70-200mm lens sports a powerful HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor), that offers a high-speed Autofocus with an updated algorithm allowing you to capture rapid photography movement.

The lens construction combines 10 exclusive low-dispersion glass elements that includes nine FLD (F Low Dispersion) glass elements and one SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass element to deliver outstanding correction of colour aberration which leads to a sharper and high-resolution image from the center to the corners of the image, definitely a must have for every professional photographer.

Shoot with confidence in all weather conditions, as the Sigma 70-200mm lens incorporates a water- and oil-repellent coating to the forefront and rear lenses allowing you to wipe water away easily and also prevents oil and fat marks from sticking to the surface.

The beauty of this lens is that features a dust-proof and splash-proof construction with a special sealing thats been applied to the manual focus ring, zoom ring, mount connection and the cover connection making it the ideal lens to perform in all types of weather.

A Multi-Layer Coating has also been applied to the lens to effectively reduce flare and ghosting, being a game changer to photographers as it produces a much sharper image and high contrast image, even in backlit conditions.

The lens incorporates a rounded 11-blade diaphragm that creates an attractive blur in the out-of-focus areas, known as Bokeh.

Other Features Include:

  • Focus Limiter
  • Manual Override
  • High-precision, rugged brass bayonet mount
  • Autofocus function switch with preset AF modes
  • Magnesium alloy barrel
In the box
Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens (Canon EF)


Lens construction24 elements in 22 groups
Angle of view (35mm)34.3-12.3°
Number of diaphragm blades11 (Rounded diaphragm)
Minimum apertureF22
Minimum focusing distance120cm / 47.2in.
Maximum magnification ratio1:4.8
Filter sizeφ82mm
(diameter x length)
ø94.2mm x 202.9mm / 
ø3.7in. x 8.0in.
Weight1,805g / 63.7oz.
All figures calculated by SIGMA. 
Appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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