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Canon Announces the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III and EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II

By Canon Rumors | June 6, 2018 | Canon Lens News

Next Generation of EF 70-200mm Lenses Features a Variety of Updates Including Enhanced Optical Image Stabilization in the f/4 and the Inclusion of Air Sphere Coating in the f/2.8

MELVILLE, N.Y., June 7, 2018 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today introduced two new telephoto zoom lenses, the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM and Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM. The new lenses serve advanced amateur and professional photographers in a variety of applications and solutions including wildlife, landscapes, portrait and sports photography. Canon EF 70-200mm focal-length lenses are a popular option for photographers in need of a long zoom range that maintains a relatively compact design. In addition, these updated lenses inherit the same overall build-quality and ruggedness photographers have come to expect from the Canon EF L-series line of lenses.

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Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II Information Ahead of Tonight’s Announcement

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II Information Ahead of Tonight’s Announcement

By Canon Rumors | June 6, 2018 | Canon Lens Rumors

Here’s some additional information about the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II ahead of tonight’s announcement.

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II Information:

  • Optical image stabilization at up to 5 stops of shake correction.
  • One flourite element and two UD elements for high image quality.
  • Highly resistant to dust and water, and improved durability even in harsh conditions.
  • Three image stabilization modes for outstanding results.
  • IS mode 3 effective when tracking moving subjects and assists when panning.
  • Minimum focusing distance shortened from 3.9ft to 3.3ft (1.2m to 1m).
  • Optimized lens placement and coatings minimize ghosting and flare.
  • Circular aperture (9 blades) for beautiful soft backgrounds.
  • USD price of $1299
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III Information Ahead of Tonight’s Announcement

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III Information Ahead of Tonight’s Announcement

By Canon Rumors | June 6, 2018 | Canon Lens Rumors

Here’s some additional information about the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III ahead of tonight’s announcement.

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III Information:

  • Constant f/2.8 maximum aperture throughout the entire zoom range.
  • Canon’s air sphere coating (ASC) minimizes ghosting and flare.
  • Optical image stabilization at up to 3.5 stops of shake correction.
  • Flourine coating on front and rear elements to help reduce smears and fingerprints
  • Highly resistant to dust and water and improved durability even in harsh conditions.
  • Inner focusing system with ring ultra sonic motor.
  • Full-time manual focus.
  • One flourite element and five UD elements for high image quality.
  • Minimum focusing distance of 3.9ft/1.2m
  • USD price of $2099

 

Images and Information About the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III and EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II

Images and Information About the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III and EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II

By Canon Rumors | June 5, 2018 | Canon Lens Rumors

Update: Rumored USD pricing for the the two lenses are as follows

  • Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III $2099
  • Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II $1299

We’ve been reporting about the EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II and the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III for a while no, and I think it’s safe to say both lenses are going to be announced this week.

The information below is translated from Swedish, and the PDF provided by Nokishita is below.

Information about the EF 70-200 f/4L IS II and EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS III (Google Translated from Swedish)

Canon upgrades two of its most popular and well-known L series lenses, and is now launching the EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM and EF 70-200mm f / 2.8L IS III USM. For many years, both models have been important instrument for professional photographers and photo enthusiasts. The two new lenses can be used for many different objects, from portrait to wildlife, and confirms the main role of the 70-200mm lens photographers equipment bag.

Michael Burnhill is European Product Specialist for Consumer Imaging Group at Canon Europe, and commenting on the launch of the two lenses: “Following feedback from our global network of photographers can we now proudly launch these two lenses. We always strive to deliver products with the best quality and performance for today’s visual storytellers. And to have a wide selection to respond the photographers’ needs in the best possible way. EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM represents the finest in L series optical technology. It has a compact size, is sturdy and lightweight. Lens EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM is unbeatable in terms of performance, flexibility and durability. ”

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