Canon RF 5.2mm F2.8 L Dual Fisheye Lens Announced, Priced $1,999!

Canon has just officially announced the new Canon RF 5.2mm F2.8 L Dual Fisheye lens. It is paired with Canon EOS R5 updated with firmware 1.5.0 or higher and one of Canon’s VR software solutions – you can create immersive 3D that can be experienced when viewed on compatible head mount displays including the Oculus Quest 2 and more.  Viewers will be able to take in the scene with a vivid, wide field of view by simply moving their head. This is the world’s first digital interchangeable lens that can capture stereoscopic 3D 180° VR imagery to a single image sensor. This new lens costs $1,999, available for pre-order at CanonDirectStore.

Below are the key features of Canon RF 5.2mm F2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens:

Focal Length


Maximum and Minimum Aperture

f/2.8 – f/16 (1/3 stops, 1/2 stops)

Lens Mount Type

Canon RF Mount; Metal Mount

Interpupillary Distance / Baseline Length (Distance between Left and Right Lens Centers)


Minimum Focusing Distance

0.66 ft. (7.9 in.) / 0.2 m

Maximum Magnification


Angle of View (Diagonal)

190° 00′

Lens Construction (each lens)

12 elements in 10 groups

Special Elements (each lens)

Two UD glass elements

Lens Coating

Canon SSC (Super Spectra Coating)
Canon SWC (Sub-wavelength Structure Coating)
Fluorine Coating on front surface of front element

Filter Size Diameter

Supported – Built-in

Aperture Blades (each lens)


Lens Switches


Dust/Water Resistance

Provided (rubber ring on lens mount)

Focusing System

Manual focusing

Left/right focus difference adjustment

User-adjustable, via adjustment dial (using included 1.5mm hexagonal wrench)

Dual Pixel CMOS AF

Not Supported — Manual focus only

Focus Guide

Supported – Alternate at image center of either selected lens UI by INFO button with cameras equipped with compatible firmware.

Manual Focus Peaking

Supported with compatible cameras.

Full-time Manual Focusing

Not Supported

Control Ring

Not Supported

IS Mode Selection

Not Supported

Optical Image Stabilization

Not Supported

Dimensions (width x height x length)

4.8 x 3.3 x 2.1 in. (121.1 x 83.6 x 53.5mm)


Approx. 12.4 oz. (350g)



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