Here is something that you don’t see often. Apparently, Sigma has gone and discontinued the Sony A Mount version of their 150-600mm Contemporary lens before the lens was even released.

Sigma 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Contemporary
Sigma 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Contemporary

This news comes from a new report over at Sony Alpha Rumors, citing an email notification sent out by B&H regarding the upcoming lens. If you signed up to be notified when the Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary lens was available, you would have received an email from B&H letting you know what the lens has, in fact, been discontinued.

What makes this so bizarre is the fact that the lens availability and pricing on the contemporary lens was only just announced last week. It is rare for a company to discontinue something before it is even released, or rather, between announcement and release.

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Some are saying that this is more proof that the Sony A Mount system is on its way out. I am not going to go that far, but it sure doesn’t look good for you A mount users out there.

What are your thoughts on this news? Do you find it odd for a company to discontinue an announced product before it is even released? Leave a comment below!

[via Sony Alpha Rumors]