Canon filed a new patent in Japan. The new patent describes the EF 24-300mm f/4-5.6 lens which looks like to be a new all-in-one zoom lens for full-frame sensor Canon DSLRs.
Canon’s current super zoom lens is the EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS and this patent is also a possible replacement model for this lens.
Here are the patent details below.
Canon EF 24-300mm f/4-5.6 Lens Patent
- Patent Publication No. 2015-200870
- Published 2015.11.12
- Filing date 2014.3.31
- Example 1
- Zoom ratio 12.14
- Focal length 24.30 99.98 294.95
- F-number 4.10 5.76 5.88
- Half angle (in degrees) 41.68 12.21 4.20
- Image height 21.64
- Overall length of the lens 197.38 245.98 298.53
- BF 38.90 91.95 92.55