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Sigma APO 800mm f/5.6 EX DG HSM Lens For Canon Mount

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Quick Overview

  • 2 years Australian Warranty

  • Inner Focusing

  • Quiet High-Speed AF

  • Teleconverter Compatible

RRP: $10,199.00

Special Price: $8,199.00

SAVE: $2,000.00 (19.6%)

Availability: In stock


800mm F5.6 EX APO DG HSM

Go the Full Distance
Typical Photography: Travel, Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Action
  • Large aperture super telephoto lens
  • ELD glass for optimum color correction & sharpness
  • Carrying case, hood, rear cap, circular polarizer



DG for Digital

Designed to deliver the ultimate in performance on full-frame digital SLRs, Sigma DG lenses also bring out the best in 35mm SLR film cameras and APS-C size DLSRs.



In order to attain the highest quality images, the APO lens has been made using special low-dispersion (SLD) glass and is designed to minimize color aberration.


Quiet & Fast Autofocusing

This lens uses a motor driven by ultrasonic waves to provide a quiet, high-speed AF.


Inner Focus

To ensure stability in focusing, this lens moves the inner lens group(s) without changing the lens' physical length.


Teleconverter Compatible

This lens can be used with the APO Teleconverter EX. It can increase the focal length and will interface with the camera's AE (automatic exposure) function.


EX Lens

The exterior of this lens is EX-finished to denote the superior build and optical quality, and to enhance its appearance.


The Sigma 800mm F5.6 EX APO DG HSM is a ultra telephoto zoom designed for Full Frame Sensors but may also be used with smaller APS-C size sensors with a corresponding effective increase in focal length to about 1200 with most cameras. A Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) ensures quiet, high speed and accurate autofocusing while Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting. Two ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) glass elements provide optimum color correction and sharpness throughout the entire zoom range. A new multi-layer lens coating technology and lens design formula reduces flare and ghosting. Rear insertion 46mm filters with provision for easy rotation of polarizing filters. Compatible with the Sigma’s APO dedicated Tele converter 1.4x and 2x to provide additional focal length as a 1120mm F8 MF or 1600mm F11MF lens respectively. The Sigma 800mm F5.6 is a superb lens for sports and wildlife photography.


800mm ultra telephoto lens optimized for digital SLR cameras

New multi-layer lens coating and lens design reduce flare and ghosting. Extraordinary Low Dispersion (ELD) glass elements produce excellent image quality and ensure sharp, quality images for film and digital SLR cameras. It enables to see the far subjects in more detail than is possible with the naked eye.

Reduction of flare and ghosting

This digitally optimized ultra telephoto lens is equipped with a new multi-layer coating technology that reduces both flare and ghosting. This also ensures an accurate color balance and high definition results.

ELD Glass elements ensure high quality images

Incorporating two Extraordinary Low Dispersion glass elements to reduce chromatic aberration to a minimum and ensure sharp, quality images.

Hyper sonic motor

This lens incorporates HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor), which ensures a quiet and high-speed AF as well as full-time manual focus override by rotation of the focus ring.

It features a drop-in filter

It also features a drop-in 46mm filter holder in the rear part of the lens barrel, which can be rotated to facilitate the use of filters, including a polarizing filter.

Inner focusing

Inner focusing retains external dimensions for ease of handling.

Optional Sigma tele-converter

By adding Sigma's dedicated APO EX Tele Converter 1.4x and 2x, you can use this lens as a 1120mm F8 MF, or a 1600mm F11 MF lens respectively.


Lens Construction

12 Elements in 9 Groups

Angle of View

3.1 degree

Number of Diaphragm Blades


Minimum Aperture


Minimum Focusing Distance

700cm / 275.6in.

Maximum Magnification


Filter Size

46mm (drop-in type)


Diameter 156.5mm x Length 521mm / 6.2in. x 20.5in.


4,900g / 172.8oz.
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