Patent: Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM Lens

Canon has filed a new patent for RF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM lens in Japan, which has very similar specs as the RF 28-70mm f/2L USM lens.

Canon RF 24-f/2.8L USM Patent Specifications:

  • Focal Length: 24.69mm 37.63mm 67.88mm
  • F-Number: 2.91 2.91 2.91
  • Half angle of view (degrees): 41.23 29.90 17.68
  • Total length of zoom lens (mm):  139.21mm 150.29mm 171.74mm
  • Backfocus: 13.49mm 22.31mm 35.10mm

This Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM Lens is expected to be announced sometime in 2019, probably at CP+ 2019 in February.

Rumored Canon RF Lenses for 2019:

  • RF 16-35mm f/2.8L (or similar)
  • RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS (or similar)
  • RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS (or similar)
  • RF 105mm f/1.4L
  • RF 85mm f/1.8 IS STM
  • RF Macro lens
  • RF non-L kit lens

Canon EOS R body: $2,299 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Canon Mount Adapter EF-EOS R: $99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Canon EOS R on Facebook: Canon EOS R PageCanon EOS R Group

Via: Northlight Images. Source: USPTO