Canon RF 100-300mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens to be Announced Soon for $9499?
Canon RF 100-300mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens is rumored to be announced soon. According to latest Canon rumors this new lens will cost $9,499 ! The lens hood will be ET-124 and priced for $650. The lens cap is E-112 for just $25.
There was growing expectation among photography enthusiasts about Canon’s plans to replace the famous Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM II lenswith a new RF mount. And now, it seems, reports suggest that Canon is indeed gearing up to announce the highly anticipated Canon RF 100-300mm f/2.8L IS USM lens in the coming weeks.
If we want to take a look at the rumor at a glance, the ones that are expected to be announced together with the Canon RF 100-300mm f/2.8L IS USM lens are listed as follows.
Canon RF 100-300mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens Rumors Recap
- Canon RF100-300mm F2.8 L IS USM: $9499
- Lens Hood ET-124: $650
- Lens Cap E-112: $25
It seems that Canon will soon release a large-aperture telephoto zoom through F2.8. What sets the Canon RF 100-300mm f/2.8L IS USM lens apart is its large-aperture telephoto zoom capability, with a fast f/2.8 aperture throughout its focal range. There are 120-300mm F2.8 lenses for SLRs from Sigma and Nikon, but this kind of zoom is the first for Canon.
In comparison to similar lenses from Nikon and Sigma, such as the AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR and the 120-300mm F2.8 DG OS HSM respectively, the Canon RF 100-300mm f/2.8L IS USM lens stands out as potentially the world’s first mirrorless lens in this category.
While the price of the Canon RF 100-300mm f/2.8L IS USM lens may be steep, there’s no denying the allure of this premium offering from Canon. With its unprecedented large-aperture telephoto zoom capabilities, innovative design, and potential to be the world’s first mirrorless lens in its category, the Canon RF 100-300mm f/2.8L IS USM lens is poised to capture the attention and interest of professional photographers and photography enthusiasts alike. It’s a lens that promises to deliver exceptional performance and unlock new creative horizons, making it a highly anticipated addition to Canon’s esteemed lineup of RF mount lenses.
With a rumored price tag of $9,499, the Canon RF 100-300mm f/2.8L IS USM lens is undoubtedly positioned as a premium, high-performance option for professional photographers.
Canon EOS R5 and the EOS R6 are selling really well. At this stage it should come as no surprise that after the launch of the EOS R3, Canon will focus on the lower end of the RF mount lineup.
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