Earlier today Canon introduced two new ultra wide zoom lenses. The first supporting full frame cameras and the second for APS-C type cameras. Canon also added a bonus – a white version of its tiny EOS Rebel SL1 entry level DSLR camera.
The short promotional video above (from Canon Hong-Kong) shows a quick look of the two new lenses – below you can see images and some specs:
Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM specs:
- L-Series lens, EF Mount (Full Frame coverage).
- 4 stops image stabilization.
- 16 elements 2 UD and 3 Aspherical Elements with Fluorine Coating.
- 9 Blade circular aperture.
- USM motor and full-time manual focus override.
- Water- and dust-resistant.
- Minimum Focusing Distance: 28 centimeters (11 inches).
- Weight – 615 grams.
- Price: $1200 starting June 2014.
Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM – stabilized ultra wide L series lens
Canon EF-S 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 IS STM specs:
- EF-S mount lens (APS-C coverage – 16-28.8mm in 35mm equivalent).
- 14 elements in 11 groups (1 UD element and enhanced lens coating).
- Built in optical image stabilizer and an STM stepping motor for quiet AF in Video mode and full-time manual focus override.
- 7 Blade circular aperture.
- Minimum Focusing Distance: 22 centimeters (or 8.7 inch).
- Weight – 240 grams.
- Price: $300 starting June 2014.
The Canon EF-S 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 IS STM – the inexpensive option
The new white Canon EOS Rebel SL1
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