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Canon Patent for RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS & RF 24-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Lenses

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Canon has filed a new patent in Japan. The application is for RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS and RF 24-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM lenses designed for Canon full frame mirrorless camera system.

EOS R is the first camera to feature the RF lens mount with a 12-pin connection, flange back distance of 20mm and a wide 54mm mount diameter enabling even greater flexibility in lens design.  The first four Canon RF lenses are the . All four lenses have customizable control rings.

In this patent, Canon shows an optical formula for an RF 24-300mm f/4-5.6L IS along with two variations of an RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS. Check it out!

Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS & RF 24-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Lens Patent

According to CR, the following lenses are the possible candidates that Canon may consider to unveil in the near future.

  • RF 14-24mm f/2.8L USM
  • RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
  • RF 70-135mm f/2L USM
  • RF 50mm f/1.8 IS STM

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