Canon New EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM and EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM

    Professional Telephoto Zoom Lenses

     

    HONG KONG, 07 June 2018 - Canon today announces the launch of two new telephoto zoom lenses, the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM and EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM. The new lenses serve advanced amateur and professional photographers in a variety of applications and solutions including wildlife, landscapes, portrait and sports photography.

    With its renowned optics utilizing one fluorite and five UD lens elements, the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM has a significant improvement in anti-ghosting and flare performance by the newly added Air Sphere Coating (ASC). Users can count on the revamped EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM lens to deliver exceptional optical performance under challenging lighting conditions.

    The EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM lens features numerous updates over its predecessor. The Optical Image Stabilization is upgraded to 5-stop shutter speed1 and allows photographers to easily capture crisp, in-focus images without the use of a tripod. The new lens also features IS Mode 3 and shortened its minimum focusing distance to 1m with 0.27x maximum magnification.

     

    EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM

    Professional f/2.8 Telephoto Zoom Lens with Image Stabilizer
    • Retained the renowned 23 lens elements in 19 groups optical design
    • Use of 1 fluorite lens element and 5 UD lens elements to provide excellent correction of chromatic aberration that occurs easily in telephoto lenses, achieving ultra-high image quality
    • Newly features Canon’s Air Sphere Coating (ASC) to vastly reduce ghosting and flare
    • Fluorine coating is newly added on foremost which makes cleaning easier
    • Optical Image Stabilizer unit offers shake compensation up to 3.5-stop shutter speed1 and supports IS Mode 1 and 2
    • 8-blade circular aperture produces beautiful out-of-focus images
    • The minimum focusing distance is to 1.2m with 0.21x maximum magnification (at 200mm)
    • Inner focusing, ring USM and optimized AF algorithms for fast and silent auto focusing
    • Dust and water resistance design2 to enable shooting in harsh conditions
    • Compatible with Extender EF 1.4x III and EF 2x III
    • A detachable Tripod Mount Ring, Lens Hood ET-87 and Lens Case LZ1326 are included

     

    EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM

    Lightweight and Professional Telephoto Zoom Lens with 5-stop Image Stabilization Effect
    Tripod Mount Ring A II (WII) can be attached
    • Newly developed optical design with 20 lens elements in 15 groups
    • Use of 1 fluorite lens element and 2 UD lens element to provide excellent correction of chromatic aberration that occurs easily in telephoto lenses, achieving high-resolution and high-contrast image quality
    • First EF zoom lens to equip with an Optical Image Stabilizer unit with shake compensation up to 5-stop shutter speed1
    • Equipped with IS Mode 3 specially designed for sport photographers to shoot fast-moving moving subjects more comfortably
    • The minimum focusing distance is shortened to 1m with 0.27x maximum magnification (at 200mm)
    • Renowned Super Spectra Coating and optimized shapes of lens elements to improve anti-ghosting and flare performance
    • 9-blade circular aperture produces beautiful out-of-focus images
    • Inner focusing and Ring-type USM for fast and silent auto focusing
    • Fluorine coating on foremost and rearmost lens surfaces which makes cleaning easier
    • Dust and water resistance design2 to enable shooting in harsh conditions
    • Compatible with Extender EF 1.4x III and EF 2x III
    • New Lens Hood ET-78B and Lens Case LP1224 are included
    • Supports new Tripod Mount Ring A II (WII) (sold separately)


    The official sales dates and suggested retail prices of two new telephoto zoom lenses will be announced later.

    1 CIPA Standard, Focal Length: 200mm, EOS-1D X Mark II is used
    2 With EOS-1D Series and EOS-1V body, however it is not recommended for use under rain


    About Canon Hongkong Company Limited
    Canon Inc. (TSE:7751 / NYSE:CAJ) was founded in 1937 in Japan. Its predecessor, Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory, produced Japan's first 35 mm focal-plane-shutter camera “Kwanon” in 1934. Canon Inc. eventually expanded into the photocopying and printing industries, launching Japan's first plain-paper copier NP-1100 in 1970 and the world's first inkjet printer BJ-80 in 1985. Through the years, Canon Inc. has acquired in-depth experience in digital imaging product manufacturing, and research and development. It i s a leader in the development of innovative products and holds the most technology patents in the imaging industry. Canon Inc. also makes a significant contribution to the promotion of photography. Today, Canon Inc. has a strong global presence and is one of the most important market players in the imaging, office and industrial product categories. As of 31 December 2017, Canon's global revenue was US$36.1 billion.

    One of the company’s first offices in Asia, Canon Hongkong Co., Ltd. (CHK) was established in 1971. It is responsible for the sales, marketing and after-sales services for all Canon product lines in Hong Kong and Macau. CHK adheres to Canon’s corporate philosophy of “kyosei”, which encourages the company and its staff to participate in social, charitable and environmental activities in the community. CHK implements internationally-recognized management systems and has achieved ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 27001 (Canon Digital Production Center) and OHSAS 18001 certification. For more information about Canon Hongkong, please visit our website: https://hk.canon.

     

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