DxOMark has tested the new Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L USM lens today. This lens is a superb lens with a price tag at $2,999 (B&H/Amazon/Adorama). The DxOMark score of this lens is 33, currently one of the best standard zoom lens in the world ever. Rumors said Canon is working on other f/2 zoom lenses.
Here is a quick size comparison of new leaked 5 Canon RF lenses and already released 4 Canon RF lenses.
Japanese website DC. Watch recently has an interview with Canon Executive talking about the new Canon EOS R (B&H/Amazon/Adorama/Focus Camera/WEX/ParkCamera), APS-C EOS R body, RF lenses. There are a few interesting questions and answers in the interview, you can take a look at below: (Translated by Google)
The Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L USM Lens ( B&H Photo/Amazon/Adorama/Focus Camera) is a full stop faster than the standard 24-70 f/2.8 that many pros use, and that’s a HUGE deal. That reduces noise by a full stop in low-light situations. It blurs the background more than has ever been possible. Tony Northrup has compared it to the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L II and the Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lenses. You can watch the full video above.
Update 2: EOS R & Lense Pre-orders now already available at Amazon US.
Update: Price Mistake ! Drop-In Filter Mount Adapter EF-EOS R with Circular Polarizer Filter now already available for Pre-order at B&H Photo Video for just $99 ! (Save $200 Off !)
Canon EOS R (B&H Photo Video/Amazon/Adorama/Focus Camera) will be available for pre-order online at 12:00 AM (midnight) on September 12th, 2018. The demand of this camera seems very high, so you need to order ASAP to get shipped first. Pre-orders usually a bit earlier for some online stores than scheduled, so you can enter email below to get instantly notified.
TOKYO, September 5, 2018—Canon Inc. announced today the launch in Japan of the EOS R System—comprising the EOS R (Available on Sep 12 at B&H Photo Video/Amazon/Adorama) mirrorless camera, four RF lenses and four types of mount adapter—a new imaging system of cameras and lenses that increases the degree of lens design freedom and expands the possibilities of optics.