Patent: Multiple small RF prime lens optical formulas


Canon News has uncovered a patent that reveals Canon is engaged on small RF prime lenses, like non-L.

Japan patent 2019-152683 does embody the RF 35mm f/1.8 IS STM Macro in one of many embodiments, however remember that lens design can generally construct off of present lenses.

RF prime lens optical formulation on this patent:

  • Canon RF 20mm f/2 (Lens size of 70mm)
  • Canon RF 35mm f/2.8 (Lens size of 40mm)
  • Canon RF 45mm f/2.8 (Lens size of 43mm)
  • Canon RF 35mm f/2 (Lens size of 30mm)

Past the prime lenses, there may be additionally a wide-angle f/Four zoom included.

  • Canon RF 16-35mm f/4 (Lens size 90mm – 97mm)

all of the embodiments, I believe solely the RF 16-35mm f/Four might realistically be coming.