I am sure it will be superior to the canon offering, however....do you guys think it would sell enough seeing as how the canon offering is so "cheap"?
Could they have the quality to blow it away and still keep the same "low" price?
That would be interesting to me.
Depends on how committed Canon is to the current 24-105. If Canon stop doing 24-105 kits and start doing 24-70/f4 kits (as has been suggested and rumored for a while) then that could mean Canon will eventually discontinue the lens or at the very least, the cheap 24-105 lenses that are coming from kits will dry up.
Additionally, if the IQ is there then people may just want it anyway as an upgrade from their existing 24-105 as that focal length works really well as a walk around lens.