Most Sold Cameras and Lenses in Japan for Q1 of 2022

Here are the most sold cameras and lenses in Japan during Q1 of 2022. BCNranking collected the detailed sales from around half of the japans stores. The Sony A6100 was the best selling Sony camera while Tamron  leads for the lens category.

Cameras:

  1. Canon EOS Kiss M2 Double Zoom Kit White
  2. Canon EOS Kiss M2 Double Zoom Kit Black
  3. Canon EOS RP / RF24-105 IS STM Lens Kit
  4. Sony α6100 Double Zoom Lens Kit Black
  5. Sony α7 IV
  6. OM Digital PEN E-PL10 EZ Double Zoom Kit White
  7. Canon EOS Kiss M Double Zoom Kit White
  8. Sony α6400 Double Zoom Lens Kit Silver
  9. Nikon Z 50 Double Zoom Kit
  10. Panasonic LUMIX G100 standard zoom lens with tripod grip

Lenses:

  1. Tamron 28-75mm F / 2.8 Di III VXD G2 Model A063
  2. Tamron 28-200mm F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Model A071
  3. OM SYSTEM M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 75-300mm F4.8-6.7 II
  4. Canon EF50mm F1.8 STM
  5. Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary (Sony E mount)
  6. Tamron 18-300mm F / 3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Model B061 (Sony E mount)
  7. Canon RF50mm F1.8 STM
  8. Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f / 1.8G
  9. Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS
  10. Fujifilm Fujinon Lens XF35mmF1.4 R

Sigma Patents for 24-70mm F2.8, 28-70mm F2.8 and 28-85mm F2.8

Sigma has filed new patents for 24-70mm f/2.8, 28-70mm f/2.8 and 28-85mm f/2.8 Lenses for Sony E-mount full frame mirrorless cameras.

[Publication number] P2022067732
[Publication date] May 9, 2022
[Patent application title] Large-diameter zoom lens

Example 1 (24-70mm F2.8)

Zoom ratio 2.75 Wide-
angle intermediate telephoto
focal length 24.72 39.76 67.98
F number 2.92 2.92 2.92
Full angle of view 2ω 85.24 56.96 34.33
Image height Y 21.63 21.63 21.63
Lens total length 135.00 145.60 171.09
Back focus 17.6206 17.6036 17.5749

Example 3 (28-70mm F2.8)

Zoom ratio 2.35 Wide-
angle intermediate telephoto
focal length 28.81 40.01 67.69
F number 2.92 2.92 2.92
Full angle of view 2ω 75.92 56.06 33.85
Image height Y 21.63 21.63 21.63
Lens total length 120.04 126.08 142.66
Back focus 19.6292 19.5884 19.6020

Example 4 (28-85mm F2.8)

Zoom ratio 2.90 Wide-
angle intermediate telephoto
focal length 28.79 49.98 83.51
F number 2.92 2.92 2.92
Full angle of view 2ω 75.61 45.42 27.77
Image height Y 21.63 21.63 21.63
Lens total length 135.02 146.97 164.94
Back focus 17.6146 17.5433 17.5817

Sigma 28-70mm f/2.0 Full Frame Lens Patent Found

New Sigma patent discloses the 28-70mm f/2.0 specs for full frame mirrorless.

Sigma 28-70mm f/2.0 full frame  lens patent

  • Focal length: 28.90-67.75
  • F value: 2.07
  • Angle of view: 76.73-33.8
  • Image height: 21.63
  • Overall length: 147.85-11.89

Asobinet found several new Sigma patents online. Here are the other Sigma lenses:

  • 28-70mm f/2.0 for full frame mirrorless sytems
  • 14-30mm f/4.0 for full frame mirrorless sytems
  • 20mm f/1.4 for APS-C mirrorless sytems
  • 23mm f/1.4 for APS-C mirrorless sytems
  • 28mm f/1.4 for APS-C mirrorless sytems
  • 33mm f/1.4 for APS-C mirrorless sytems

The fast aperture standard zoom lens will compete against the  the current Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III RXD lens and Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens.

Sony FE 28-75mm f/2.8 Lens to be Announced Soon!

A new is coming soon. According to latest rumors, Sony is planning to announce Sony FE 28-75mm f/2.8 lens in the next months.

The fast aperture standard zoom lens will compete against the  the current Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III RXD lens and Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens.

Tamron 28-75 and Sigma 28-75mm lens are very small and lightweight for a large-diameter standard zoom and seem to sell very well.

In addition, Sony is on the verge to unveil the new ZV E-mount APS-C camera and this Summer.

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Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN: Ghost Resistance Deterioration a Problem

The Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens is a very compact, lightweight standard zoom lens for full-frame and APS-C mirrorless cameras.

The US price of the zoom lens is $899. Check availability at B&H Photo / Amazon. Continue reading “Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN: Ghost Resistance Deterioration a Problem”