Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM Lens Rumored To Be Unveiled This Fall

Canon’s next L grade lens will probably be the EF 35mm f/1.4L II prime model which is scheduled to be unveiled this fall.

According to latest Canon rumors, the EF 35mm f/1.4L II lens development is done and the lens is ready for mass production.

Even the official announcement date is unknown at the moment it is expected to be announced this fall and become available on the market by the end of 2015.

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM Lens Ready for Production

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The new lens will have the latest coatings from Canon, dust and weather resistant and will be physically longer than the current one. The Mark II version will have a smaller filter thread, most likely sized at 67mm.

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM Lens Rumored Specifications

  • Dust & Weather Sealing
  • All the latest coatings
  • Longer than the current version
  • Smaller diameter than the current version
  • Smaller filter thread
  • New hood design
  • Unknown weight

There were several patents filed before for the successor of the Canon EF 35mm f 1.4L USM which is released in back 1998 and currently priced for $1,479 at Amazon.

via Canon Rumors