The long rumored Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II has finally made an appearance and should be announced this week. We reported a few months ago that this lens was complete and ready for production. Most of the specs seem to line up with the summary we were given at the same time about the lens.

Specifications: (Google Translated)

  • Lens construction: 11 group 14 elements
  • 2 aspherical lenses (1 ground aspherical and 1 large diameter glass molded aspherical)
  • UD Lens
  • BR Lens
  • SWC Coating
  • Fluorine Coating
  • 9 Aperture Blades
  • Minimum focusing distance of 0.28m
  • Maximum magnification is 0.21X
  • Dust & weather sealed
  • Filter Diameter: 72 mm
  • Total Length: 105.5mm
  • Maximum Diameter: 80.4mm
  • Weight: 760 g
  • Hood: EW-77B

Pricing is unknown at this time, although we were told it would be $1699 USD at launch. That could change due to the value of of the US dollar.

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