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Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Pancake Lens Announced at Photokina 2014

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Pancake Lens has been officially announced at Photokina 2014. See Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Pancake Lens Sample Images.

Canon has announced three new EF lenses at Photokina 2014: Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM, Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM and Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM.

The new EF-S 24mm f/2.8 is Canon’s slimmest and lightest EF-S lens and the second EF/EF-S pancake lens (having the similar spec of its longer focal length brother – the Canon 40mm f/2.8 STM) up to now.

The EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Lens is priced at $149.00 and it will be released on November 24, 2014.

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Pancake Lens Announced at Photokina 2014

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Pancake Lens

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Pancake Lens Features

  • Wide-angle lens for Canon APS-C cameras (equivalent to 38mm on a full-frame camera) offers an ultra-slim and lightweight design.
  • Slimmest and lightest lens of the EF-S series (approx. lens width is 0.9 in, or slightly wider than a U.S. nickel).
  • A stepping motor (STM) supports the Canon EOS Movie Servo AF function to provide smooth and quiet continuous AF during video recording, as well as when shooting photos.
  • Delivers outstanding image quality and excellent low-light performance.
  • Aspheric lens element helps you achieve a high level of image quality from the center to the periphery.
  • Optimized lens arrangement and coating helps minimize ghosting and flare.
  • Circular aperture (7 blades) delivers beautiful, soft backgrounds.
  • Aperture mechanism uses micro-stepping drive control for quieter drive.
  • Full-time manual focus allows manual focus adjustment while in One Shot AF Mode.
  • Minimum focusing distance of 0.5 ft./0.16 m; maximum magnification of x0.27.

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Lens Specifications

  • Focal Length & Maximum Aperture 24mm 1:2.8
  • Lens Construction 6 elements in 5 groups
  • Diagonal Angle of View 59Åã10′
  • Focus Adjustment Full lens extension
  • Closest Focusing Distance 0.52 ft. / 0.16 m
  • Filter Size 52mm
  • Max. Diameter x Length, Weight
  • Approx. 2.7 x 0.9 in. / 68.2 x 22.8 mm
  • Approx. 4.4 oz. / 125 g

Related posts:

  1. Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Pancake Lens Image and Specs Leaked
  2. Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens Announced at Photokina 2014
  3. Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Pancake Lens Sample Images
  4. Sigma 24mm f/1.4 Art and 14-24mm f/4 with OS to be Announced at Photokina 2014
  5. Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM Lens Announced at Photokina 2014

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