Canon has filed a new patent in Japan. The new patent describes the next EF 16-35mm f/2.8L wide-angle zoom lens which we might call it EF 16-35mm f/2.8 Mark III.
The new Canon f/2.8 wide-angle zoom lens is already in the works and according to latest Canon rumors, the next version of EF 16-35mm f/2.8L lens will be released in the fourth quarter of 2015.
See patent details below.
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 Mark III Lens Patent Details
- Patent Publication No. 2014-206674
- Published 2014.10.30
- Filing date 2013.4.15
- Example 1
- Zoom ratio 2.06
- Focal length f = 16.49-23.74-33.94mm
- Fno. 2.91
- Half angle of view ω = 52.69-42.35-32.51 °
- BF 38.74-48.38-63.65mm’
New Canon f/2.8 wide-angle zoom lens set to replace the EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM lens. Earlier its release date scheduled for 2016, but now it is said to become available after the introduction of the EF 35mm f/1.4L II lens.