Canon filed a new patent in Japan. The new patent describes the EF-S 15-53mm F/2.8-4 lens which looks like to be a new kit lens for APS-C sensor Canon DSLRs.
The patent application shows the details of a kit lens covers a excellent range starting from 15 to 53mm. The EF-S 15-53mm F/2.8-4 lens comes with a Stepping Motor.
If the lens becomes available into production, it will be a versatile lens for EOS 7D Mark II users. See the EF-S 15-105mm f/2.8-5.6 STM lens patent details.
Canon EF-S 15-53mm F/2.8-4 Lens Patent
- Patent Publication No. 2015-152765
- Published 2015.8.24
- Filing date 2014.2.14
- Example 1
- Focal length 15.40 20.46 51.00mm
- Fno 2.80 3.00 4.30
- Half angle of view ω 41.57 33.73 14.99 °
- Image height 13.66mm
- Overall length of the lens 119.65 123.99 149.53mm
- BF 35.93 38.66 50.56mm