New Canon RF Lenses Coming in 2021?


Canon has some new RF lenses on the way if rumors are to be believed.

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Coming from none other than trusted website SLR Lounge, the lenses are not only named but some specs are also outlined for each.

The rumors indicate that the three lenses arriving in 2021 are: RF 18-45mm IS STM, RF 24mm Macro IS, and RF 100-400mm IS USM.

Canon Watch also found the following macro lens patents along with specs:

“RF 85mm F2.8 1:1 MACRO

Focal length: 84.92 mm
F number: 2.92
Half angle of view: 14.29
Image height: 21.64 mm
Lens length: 120.23 mm
Back focus: 10.60 mm

RF 95mm F2.8 1:1 MACRO

Focal length: 94.82 mm
F-number: 2.92
Half angle of view: 12.85
Image height: 21.64 mm
Lens length: 124.00 mm
Back focus: 14.11 mm

RF 100mm F2.8 1:1 MACRO

Focal length: 99.75 mm
F-number: 2.92
Half angle of view: 12.24
Image height: 21.64 mm
Lens length: 169.97 mm
Back focus: 14.00 mm”

As many people are pointing out, it looks like many of the lenses are geared towards the entry-level crowd. Canon hasn’t just worked on lenses lately. The company is pretty actively involved in the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic. If you haven’t seen our coverage of that, you can do so by clicking here.

Are you excited for some new Canon RF lenses? What do you think of the specs that have been rumored to be attached to these three lenses? Let us know your thoughts on this news story in the comments section below if you like.

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[SLR Lounge]

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