Recently, some RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM lens users has found focus issues at minimum focusing distance. Canon has acknowledged this issue and preparing a firmware update for this lens. Stay tuned for more info.
Lensrentals has teared down the new released RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM lens (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon). This lens is currently the best selling RF mount lens. So how about the new design of this RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM lens ? You can take a look at teardown of this lens at Lensrentals.
Canon recently has registered several new RF mount superzoom lens patents, they are RF 28-280mm f/2.8, RF 28-135mm f/4, RF 24-170mm f/4. The RF 28-280mm f/2.8 lens should be a very large and heavy lens if it is real.
Here are a few more RF mount wide-angle prime lens patents from Canon. As rumored before, Canon is going to release a series f/1.2L lenses in near future, and below are some lens patents:
This is October version of “What to Expect Next from Canon ?“. After the announcement of Canon EOS-1D X Mark III, RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon), RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS Lens (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon), here are some updated rumors about upcoming Canon cameras & lenses coming in 2019 to 2020, see the details below:
Canon recently has filed two new RF lens patents in USA and Japan. Both lens patents are RF mount ultra-wide zoom lenses. The first one is RF 14-28mm f/2L USM lens, this lens will pair nicely with the RF 28-70mm f/2L USM lens. The second one is RF 10-24mm f/4L USM lens or RF 12-24mm f/4L USM lens, similar to EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens.