Earlier this year, Canon announced the development of six new RF mount lenses. While some of them are already available for orders, Canon has left us waiting longer for RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM, RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM and RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM. But, according to some sources, there’s not much more to wait. The “holy trinity” of lenses could be coming as soon as this week, and we already know the prices. Well, at least the rumored ones.
When it comes to the prices of the three new lenses, Canon Rumors has recently obtained them. They were expressed in Thai Bahts, so the USD pricing was derived after a conversion:
- Canon RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM: 82,600 THB – $2,499 USD
- Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM: 82,600 THB – $2,499 USD
- Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM: 93,500 THB – $2,799 USD
As for the availability of the new lenses, i was initially reported that they would be announced and ready for orders in late July, but it didn’t happen. According to Mirrorless Rumors, Canon will announce the three new lenses on 28 August. Still, they may not be immediately ready for orders. Canon Rumors writes that The RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM and RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM will begin shipping in October, and you’ll have to wait till December for the RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM.
According to Mirrorless Rumors, the Canon EOS M6 Mark II will be announced on the same day as the new lenses. However, there’s no word on availability and shipping yet. In case you’re anxious to see its specs, they leaked a few days ago and you can check them out here. And I guess we’ll have to wait for Wednesday for more details on the exact prices and availability. Considering that the promo video and the photos have leaked, I believe that we will indeed see the announcement very soon.
[via Mirrorless Rumors]