Canon just patented a 40-800mm lens. Isn’t this just incredible. In old point and shoot terms the box would have been marked X20. You have to admit it’s impressive. I mean, the only thing that comes close to that is my old 14-400 modem. Oh, it is full frame too.
There is not much information about the patent on egami who first shared it, but here is a quick taste of the focal lengths and their corresponding f-stops and angles of view: