Canon RF 800mm F5.6L IS USM and RF 1200mm F8L IS USM Lens Officially Announced!

Canon has just officially announced the new Canon RF 800mm F5.6 L IS USM and Canon RF 1200mm F8 L IS USM lens. Both are super-telephoto prime lenses for Canon full-frame mirrorless cameras.

Canon Rf 800mm F5.6 L IS USM lens–$16,999B&H/ Adorama

Key features of Canon RF 800mm f5.6 L IS USM:

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 800 mm
Image stabilization Yes
CIPA Image stabilization rating stop(s)
Lens mount Canon RF
Aperture
Maximum aperture F5.6
Minimum aperture F64
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Aperture notes Rounded blades
Optics
Elements 26
Groups 18
Special elements / coatings 2 Fluorite, 1 Super UD, 1 UD (Ultra-low Dispersion).
Focus
Minimum focus 2.60 m (102.36)
Maximum magnification 0.34×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Ring-type ultrasonic
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Focus distance limiter • 2.6m – infinity • 2.6m – 20m • 20m – infinity
Physical
Weight 3140 g (6.92 lb)
Diameter 163 mm (6.42)
Length 432 mm (17.01)
Sealing Yes
Filter thread 52 mm
Filter notes Filters screw into drop-in holder
Hood supplied Yes
Hood product code ET-155
Tripod collar Yes
Optional accessories Short lens hood (ET-155B)

 

Canon Rf 1200mm F8 L IS USM–$19,999B&H/ Adorama

Key features of Canon RF 1200mm F8 L IS USM lens:

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 1200 mm
Image stabilization Yes
CIPA Image stabilization rating stop(s)
Lens mount Canon RF
Aperture
Maximum aperture F8
Minimum aperture F64
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Aperture notes rounded blades
Optics
Elements 26
Groups 18
Special elements / coatings 2 Fluorite, 1 Super UD Lenses, 1 UD (Ultra-low Dispersion)
Focus
Minimum focus 4.30 m (169.29)
Maximum magnification 0.29×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Ring-type ultrasonic
Full time manual Yes
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Focus distance limiter •4.3m – infinity • 4.3m – 30m • 30m – infinity
Physical
Weight 3340 g (7.36 lb)
Diameter 168 mm (6.61)
Length 537 mm (21.14)
Sealing Yes
Filter thread 52 mm
Filter notes Filter screws into drop-in holder
Hood supplied Yes
Hood product code ET-160
Tripod collar Yes
Optional accessories ET-160B Short hood

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