It seems Canon might soon announce a super telephoto lens for the RF-mount. Rumors are swirling that Canon’s design team is hard at work on new “big white” lenses ranging from the RF 200-500mm f/4L 1.4x to the RF 500mm f/4L IS USM, plus the potential for an RF 600mm f/11 and RF 800mm f/11.
Canon has even admitted to the possibility of more lenses being developed in the future. The juicy news is that a highly sought-after super telephoto lens is set to get a RF mount and a fresh design, although the specifics have yet to be revealed. Will we find out in the coming month or two what this exciting new lens is? Only time will tell.
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Canon has filed a new patent application for two RF-mount telephoto lenses with extender: 200-400mm F4 x 1.4 and 200-500mm F4 x 1.4. lenses. Designed for Canon RF-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras, Canon patent application P2022185663 (Japan, published 12/15/2022) discusses optical formulas for two RF-mount telephoto lenses with 1.4 extender, the RF 200-400mm F4 x 1.4 and RF 200-500mm F4 x 1.4. Continue reading “Canon Patent: 200-400mm F4 x 1.4 & 200-500mm F4 x 1.4 Lenses”
Canon is planning to announce the new super-telephoto lenses in 2022. In addition to the previously reported RF 400mm f/4 DO IS Extender 1.4x, RF 600mm f/4 IS Extender 1.4x, Canon filed a new patent for RF 200-500mm f/4L IS USM and RF 300-800mm f/8 IS USM Lenses.
Canon patent application 2022-26392 (Japan) discusses optical formulas for 200-500mm f/4 and 300-800mm f/8 lenses. Check out the details below :
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