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Available in Nikon, Canon, Sigma, and Sony mount, the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM A debuted in April 2014. At a price from 1.5X to 2X that of the f/1.4 Nikon and Canon normal lenses, it aims to set a new bar in performance eclipsing those lenses and closing much of the gap with the standard bearer, the Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 APO-Distagon.
Together with its sibling, the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM, the Sigma 50/1.4A could become the autofocus lens of choice for Canon/Nikon/Sony shooters looking for the best possible normal lens with autofocus, the Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 Distagon being manual focus and also considerably more expensive. Moreover, with Sigma’s aggressive pricing, even moderate performance improvements over the Nikon and Canon 50/1.4 lenses will be gladly welcomed by shooters of those brands.
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