According to Northlight-image, Canon recently has filed lens patent for RF 11-24mm f/4L USM and RF 8-24mm f/4L Fisheye USM. The first lens is similar as previous rumored RF 10-24mm f/4L USM lens, which is in the RF lens roadmap for a long time. The second lens is a zoom fisheye lens, this lens will work as a circular fisheye on a full-frame sensor and as a ‘normal’ fisheye on the crop sensors found in the Canon EOS R7 and Canon EOS R10.
Canon has filed new patents for some APS-C mirrorless lenses, these lenses are 24mm f/1.4, 28mm f/1.4, 35mm f/1.4. As Canon is rumored to release EOS R7 APS-C mirrorless camera this year, so there is a chance these lenses will be RF mount.
Canon Japan has just posted a new patent for rumored Canon RF-S 16-55mm f/2.8 lens for Canon APS-C EOS R mirrorless cameras. As rumored before, Canon APS-C EOS R mirrorless camera will be released in the second half of 2022, and first APS-C EOS R camera could be EOS R7.
Canon Japan has just filed new patent for large aperture RF mount prime lenses: RF 135mm f/1.4L USM DS, RF 50mm f/1.4L USM DS, RF 24mm f/1.4L USM DS. This new patent showcases some RF mount prime lenses that utilize Defocus Smoothing, which first appeared in the RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS. Read More »
Northlight Image has just uncovered a patent showing optical formulas for more super-telephoto zoom lenses (RF 120-700mm f/4.5-8 & RF 100-600mm f/4.5-7.1) for the RF mount mirrorless cameras. Since Canon will soon announce the RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM lens, will these new super telephoto zoom lenses coming to real ? Stay tuned.