Canon India has expanded their EOS R System with the launch of two new RF lenses – the RF24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM and the RF15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM. These lenses are part of the essential trinity of focal range for professional photographers – 24-70mm, 16-35mm and 70-200mm. The two new lenses are Canon’s first to have Image Stabilization (IS) in their respective focal ranges and with the constant aperture of f/2.8.
Both lenses cater to a wide variety of photography applications – the RF24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM’s versatile focal length range of 24-70mm makes it apt for shooting weddings, portraiture and products while the ultra-wide zoom range of the RF15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM makes it handy for landscape photography, weddings as well as for travel photographers.
Both lenses have feature of water and dust resistant construction. The fluorine coating on the front and rear elements of both lenses helps to easily repel oil and water stains.
The RF24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM and RF15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM zoom lenses will be available in India from early October at the price (MRP) of INR 1,82,995 incl. of all taxes (each)
|RF24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM||RF15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM|
|Minimum Focusing Distance||0.21 m (at 24mm),0.38 m (at 70mm)||0.28m (entire focal length)|
|Lens Construction||21 elements in 15 groups||16 elements in 12 groups|
|Special Low Dispersion Glass||Three UD||Two UD|
|Filter Size Diameter||82 mm||82 mm|
|Aperture Blades||9 (circular)||9 (circular)|
|IS (CIPA Standard Correction Effect)||Yes ( Up to 5 stops)||Yes (Up to 5 stops)|
|Maximum Diameter & length||approx. 88.5mm x125.7 mm||approx. 88.5 mm x 126.8 mm|
|Weight||Approx. 900g||Approx. 840g|