According to a new rumor from Sony Alpha Rumors, Sigma is working on a 100-400mm FE for Sony E-mount cameras. It will apparently cost around $1000, and be lighter and smaller than the Sony 100-400mm which is a pretty huge deal!

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Here’s more from the rumor:

  • The lens will be lighter and also smaller than the Sony 100-400mm
  • It will cost around $1000.
  • It will have IS and
  • It will have a linear motor.
  • It will be compatible with Sigma extenders

Considering the Sony 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS costs $2498.00, this will be welcome news for photographers looking for a more affordable option in the long-range zoom category of lenses. What do you think? Will this lens be as good as the rumor/hype? Do you think it’ll compare to the Sony GM lens? Would you like to see us do a side by side vs review? Let us know in the comments below.

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Update – A leaked image of the lens according to Sony Alpha Rumors

sigma 100 400mm p

According to S.A.R. this is what the new beast of a lens from Sigma will look like.

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