Canon’s new RF mount allows for fast, light, and high-performing optics with a large opening diameter and short back focus distance. As you might remember, along with the entry-level Canon EOS RP (B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon) full frame mirrorless camera, the company announced the development of six RF lenses which includes these three f/2.8 models. Click here.
After release of RF 50mm f/1.2L and RF 85mm f/1.2L USM lenses the next f/1.2L lens could be RF 35mm f/1.2L USM Lens, release date in 2020. Before these fast RF lens rumors indicate that the Canon RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM & RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM lenses will hit the shelves before September.
The six new RF lenses under development include:
- Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM DS
- Canon RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens
- Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS
- Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS
- Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM Lens (already announced)
- Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L (already announced)
Latest rumors about release dates of these lenses.
- RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Lens – Available for pre-order on May 9th, 2019
- RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens – Release date at the end of July, 2019
- RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens – Release date at the end of July, 2019
- RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens – Release date at the end of July, 2019
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