Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM lens is still in the works. It is expected that the standart zoom optic for Canon full-frame DSLRs arrive in late 2017.
The rumor mill is claiming that the Japan-based company will add image stabilization technology to its optic in order to allow users to capture better photos in low-light conditions. So it is being said that the new 24-70mm lens with IS feature will provide better performance than anything in the lineup.
Canon didn’t release this lens because the size is too big when with image stabilization feature. Instead the company unveiled a smaller EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II model.
The reason is that the weight and size is large that makes some sense once you consider the target market, which is generally event photographers that have to carry and use the lens for 12 hours or more on some occasions. More details afte the break!
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM lens rumored to be in the works
Sources are reporting that Canon is working on a 24-70mm f/2.8L lens with built-in image stabilization technology that would compete against a rumored Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 VR lens.
Canon’s EF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM lens is the most popular lens in the lineup. The upcoming model could be joined by a more expensive, stabilized sibling on the market. It will sure compete the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 VR lens. Meanwhile, the EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM standart zoom lens is currently priced for $2,299.00 at Amazon.
Stay tuned for more info.