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05-17-2010, 04:37 PM   #61
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QuoteOriginally posted by Pentaxor Quote
they said June. pricing is still a lil bit sketchy. although initial reports said the price is $1300 (ouch), this is as far as the Canadian price is concerned. if the reports are accurate, my purchase might have to wait til the end of the year.
Ouch, indeed. At this price, It'll definitely be a wait and see game then. At the optimistic prices we were all wishing for, it'd get bought sight unseen. Now I'll be looking for stellar reviews to justify it before serious consideration. Heck, as far as I'm concerned, they'll have their hands full, warding off the Rokinon/Samyang/Vivitar/Bower 85's performance, let alone it now being in the FA*85's stratosphere.

Looks like i'll be holding on to this Rokinon for a little while longer..

QuoteOriginally posted by Noisychip Quote
Just in case nobody has posted this before:

There's a price of 1099 EUR mentioned on the German Sigma website. Weight is still tbd.

85mm F1,4 EX DG HSM: SIGMA Deutschland GmbH
Thanks for this. Today, 1099eur = $1395.62 usd.....

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By the time the lens comes out, that will be $2k USD :P
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By the time the lens comes out, that will be $2k USD :P
I doubt it. unless Sigma wants to commit hara-kiri.
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