Canon RF 600mm F4L IS USM Lens Announced, Priced $12,999, Availalbe for Pre-Order

Along with the Canon RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM lens and Canon RF 400mm F2.8L IS USM lens, Canon also announced the new Canon RF 600mm F4L IS USM lens. It is a super-telephoto prime for the company’s full-frame mirrorless system, using the same optical formula as the EF version, featuring 17 elements in 13 groups, with one super UD and two fluorite elements. Super Spectra and Air Sphere coatings reduce ghosting and flare. The image stabilizer reduces shake by up to 5.5 stops.

This new lens costs $12,999, first available for pre-order at Amazon/B&H/ Adorama.

Below are the detailed specifications of Canon RF 600mm F4L IS USM lens:

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 600 mm
Image stabilization Yes
CIPA Image stabilization rating 5.5 stop(s)
Lens mount Canon RF
Maximum aperture F4
Minimum aperture F32
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Elements 17
Groups 13
Special elements / coatings 1 Super UD + 2 fluorite elements, Super Spectra + ASC coatings
Minimum focus 4.20 m (165.35)
Maximum magnification 0.15×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Ring-type ultrasonic
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Focus distance limiter Yes
Weight 3090 g (6.81 lb)
Diameter 168 mm (6.61)
Length 472 mm (18.58)
Materials Magnesium alloy
Sealing Yes
Colour White
Filter thread 52 mm
Filter notes Rear drop-in filters only
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar Yes


Canon RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM
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Canon RF 400mm F2.8L IS USM
check price B&H/ Adorama
Canon RF 600mm F4L IS USM
check price B&H/ Adorama 

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