Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III Lens Delayed to Photokina 2016

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Lens

The next Canon L Lens will be EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III, which will replace the current Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II lens. The previous rumor said that the EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III lens is already in testing by select photographers and it will be announced in June 2016 for a July release.

Now according to the report from CanonRumors, the announcement date of Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III Lens has been delayed to Photokina 2016 in September. We know that Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR camera will be announced around Photokina 2016, and the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Lens is expected to be announced along with Canon EOS 5D Mark IV as a kit lens. So, Canon will announce several new great products around Photokina 2016:

Here are the rumored specs of the upcoming Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III lens:

  • Slightly longer and a bit heavier than the current Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II lens
  • 82mm filter thread diameter
  • New Blue Spectrum Refractive (BR) element
  • Improved weather sealing, durability and optics features
  • Unique lens hood

Stay tuned on Camera Times for more info.

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