Sigma has confirmed that its 10-20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM lens will be out in July priced £649.99, initially in Sigma, Canon and Nikon fits.
Sony and Pentax versions are expected to arrive in shops a month later.
The newcomer boasts a minimum focusing distance of 24cm.
The lens was first showcased at the PMA show in Las Vegas in March.
For details call Sigma Imaging (UK) Ltd on 01707 329999.