Canon has already launched a bunch of thrilling glass for the full-frame mirrorless RF-mount, however the firm is way from finished. A leaked lens roadmap for 2021 signifies that Canon has as many as 16 new RF mount lenses within the works, together with among the most-anticipated additions just like the 70-200mm f/4 and 50mm f/1.8.
As any early adopter will let you know: fancy new digicam our bodies are nice, however a lens mount lives and dies on the battlefield of lens choice. No person desires to adapt their previous glass to their model new digicam perpetually…. which is why it’s so thrilling that Canon Rumors has revealed an correct, leaked roadmap of all of the lenses Canon plans to unveil in 2021.
In CR’s personal phrases, “I might lean on most, if not all, of [this information] being correct.”
So, what does Canon have in retailer? First up might be a “coke can” sized RF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM, and an RF 50mm f/1.8 STM that’s apparently higher—each optically and by way of construct—than the EF-mount model… the so-called “plastic unbelievable.” These are the subsequent two lenses that Canon plans to launch, and one or each of them may even arrive earlier than 2021.
The remainder of 2021 will embrace as many as 14 extra lenses—although a few of these may very well be delayed into 2022 as a result of pandemic—together with two “revolutionary” autofocus tilt-shift lenses, all the main telephoto prime lenses, and a few highly-anticipated portrait and macro lenses as properly.
Right here’s the total checklist, per Canon Rumors‘ supply:
- Canon TS-R 14mm f/4L
- Canon TS-R 24mm f/3.5L
- Canon RF 10-24mm f/4L USM
- Canon RF 14-35mm f/4L IS USM
- Canon RF 24mm f/1.8 IS STM Macro
- Canon RF 35mm f/1.2L USM
- Canon RF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
- Canon RF 135mm f/1.4L USM
- Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-7.1 IS USM
- Canon RF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM
- Canon RF 500mm f/4L IS USM
- Canon RF 600mm f/4L IS USM
- Canon RF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
- Canon RF 1200mm f/8L IS USM
If this data seems to be correct, that is one heck of a leak and a beautiful preview of coming points of interest for the Canon trustworthy. Between the rumored 90MP Canon EOS R5s and this jaw-dropping lineup of RF-mount lenses, it seems like Canon is actually going for broke in 2021.