Canon EF 16-35mm F/2.8L III to be Announced with 1D X Mark II or 5D Mark IV

Canon EF 16-35mm F2.8L II USM lens

The current EF 16-35mm F2.8L USM lens

Canon EF 16-35mm F2.8L III lens is coming! According to the latest rumors from CR2, Canon will announce the EF 16-35mm F2.8L III sometime in 2016, along with  EOS 1D X Mark II in ealry 2016 or EOS 5D Mark IV in Spring of 2016. This new lens will use BR (Blue Spectrum Refractive element).

Below are rumored specs of EF 16-35mm F2.8L III lens:

  • BR
  • Slightly longer and a bit heavier than the EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM lens
  • 82mm filter thread diameter
  • Weather sealing, durability and optics will get obvious improvements
  • Unique lens hood
  • No IS

Source: CR2

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