Canon RF 100-400mm F5.6-8 IS USM Lens Announced , Priced $649, Available for Pre-Order

Along with Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM lens (Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama), Canon also officially announced the new Canon RF 100-400mm F5.6-8 IS USM lens. It is a relatively compact tele-zoom lens for the company’s full-frame mirrorless system, featuring 12 elements, including UD and aspherical glass, as well as Canon’s Super Spectra Coating to reduce ghosting and flare. The minimum focus distance is 88cm (2.9 feet) at 200mm, and the maximum magnification is 0.41x (at 400mm). For even more reach, Canon’s 1.4x and 2x teleconverters can be used.

This new lens costs $649, first available for pre-order at  Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama.

Below are the detailed specifications of Canon RF 100-400mm F5.6-8 IS USM lens:

Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 100–400 mm
Image stabilization Yes
CIPA Image stabilization rating 5.5 stop(s)
Lens mount Canon RF
Maximum aperture F5.6–8
Minimum aperture F32–45
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Elements 12
Groups 9
Special elements / coatings 1 UD + 1 aspherical element, Super Spectra Coating
Minimum focus 0.88 m (34.65)
Maximum magnification 0.41×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Nano ultrasonic
Full time manual Yes
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Focus distance limiter No
Weight 635 g (1.40 lb)
Diameter 165 mm (6.5)
Length 80 mm (3.15)
Sealing No
Colour Black
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Power zoom No
Filter thread 67 mm
Hood supplied Yes

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