Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM Lens Coming in Late 2016

Canon is allegedly working on a new EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM telephoto zoom lens. It will be designed for Canon DSLRs with full-frame image sensor.

The telephoto zoom optic will cover a 70-300mm focal length with an aperture range between f/4-5.6. It will have the new image stabilization technology with USM motor.

The Ultrasonic Motor offers fast and quiet autofocus performance and also permits full-time manual focus control by simply rotating the focusing ring.

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM Lens on the Horizon


After the Canon 5D Mark IV announcement, the company will unveil more products by the end of 2016. The rumored Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM lens is scheduled to be announced next.

According to the rumor mill, it will be the first Canon lens with an LCD display built-in. The lens will be equipped with Nano-USM and the latest IS tech. Users may expect a big optical upgrade as it will be heavier than the current model.

The EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS replacement model is expected to be announced following the announcement and shipping of the EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM lens.

The Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM will definitely include the image stabilization technology for reducing camera shakes. It will be announced in late 2016 so stay tuned for mor information.