Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens for Nikon

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The Ever-Evolving 70–200mm
Is Now Available In The Sports Line

The F2.8 zoom lenses are the essential equipment for many professional photographers. 70-200mm F2.8 lenses in particular are expected to perform at their best in various challenging scenes, from news to sports, landscape, and portraits. The SIGMA 70-200mm F2.8 DG OS HSM | Sports for Nikon has high optical quality, a tough design and excellent handling ―all of the features required by professional photographers and high-end amateurs. The all-round, ultimate 70-200mm F2.8 combined all of the features required by professional photographers Incorporating 10 exclusive low-dispersion glass elements. Customization is possible to improve usability.

Nikon Electromagnetic Diaphragm Mechanism Included

The Nikon mount version of this lens includes an electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism that allows it to receive the appropriate signals from the camera body. This feature ensures precision diaphragm control and stable Auto Exposure (AE) performance during continuous shooting.

High-precision, Rugged Brass Bayonet Mount

The brass mount combines high precision with rugged construction. Its treated surfaces and enhanced strength contribute to the exceptional durability of the lens.

Combining All Of The Features Required
By Professional Photographers

To make the lens lightweight while maintaining robustness, magnesium is used to ensure high mobility. As a lens from the Sports line, the dust- and splash-proof structure together with the water- and oil-repellent coating on the front lens ensure safe use even in the most challenging shooting conditions. The SIGMA 70–200mm F2.8 DG OS HSM | Sports lens for Nikon also incorporates Intelligent OS* with an acceleration sensor and the latest algorithm capable of panning in all directions. The high-speed AF, thanks to the HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) with an updated algorithm, captures instantaneous photography movement.

* In Mode 2, the movements of subjects can be captured without losing panning effects thanks to the image stabilization function even when the camera is moved horizontally, vertically, or diagonally—regardless of the position of the lens.

Incorporating 10 Exclusive
Low-Dispersion Glass Elements

To provide excellent correction of color aberration, 9 FLD (“F” Low Dispersion) glass elements and 1 SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass element, in total as many as 10 exclusive low-dispersion glass elements are incorporated. From the center to the corners, extremely high resolution is realized, making the lens capable of meeting the most demanding needs of professional photographers in various shooting conditions. By optimizing spherical aberration, a smooth and natural bokeh effect is ensured making the lens perfect for portrait photography.

Lens construction

24 elements in 22 groups

Minimum aperture


Filter size


Angle of view (35mm)

34.3°­ - 12.3°

Minimum focusing distance

120cm / 47.2in.

Dimensions (diameter × length)

ø94.2mm × 202.9mm /ø3.7in. × 8.0in.

Number of diaphragm blades

9 (Rounded diaphragm)

Maximum magnification ratio

1: 4.8


1,805g / 63.7oz.

Edition number*


Corresponding AF mount

Nikon F mount

 * About Edition number
The three-digit code on the surface of the lens is to indicate the year the lens was first released.
(Since it is different from the year of manufacture, the release year and edition number may not match depending on the mount.)

Lens Construction

Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens Construction

Lens Distortion

Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens distortion

Diffraction MTF

Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Diffraction MTF

Geometrical MTF

Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens Geometrical MTF


Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens vignetting

In the Box:

  • Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens for Nikon F
  • Sigma LCF-82 III 82mm Lens Cap
  • Sigma Rear Cap LCR II for Nikon F Mount Lenses
  • LH914-01 Lens Hood
  • TS-121 Tripod Mount
  • Lens Case
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