Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens has been officially announced. This new lightweight and compact Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM standard lens is priced at $125. Now it is available for pre-order at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.
Featuring a large maximum aperture of f/1.8, Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM is ideal for creating portraits with beautiful, soft-blurred backgrounds. And it’s also ideal for low-light photography and night scenes. It is excellent for entry-level and advanced amateur photographers, as well as users looking to capture video. Featuring an improved exterior design, including a new focus ring placement, it provides photographers with the most compact Canon EF 50mm lens ever, at just 1.5 inches in length. In addition, this new lens uses a metal mount providing additional stability and ruggedness compared to its predecessor.
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Standard Telephoto Prime Lens Key Features:
- Compact, lightweight, fixed focal length standard lens for EOS cameras
- Large f/1.8 maximum aperture
- 80mm effective focal length when attached to EOS cameras with APS-C sensors
- Canon STM gear type stepping motor technology provides quiet autofocusing to support Canon’s EOS Movie Servo AF function
- Improved exterior design including new focus ring placement makes it the most compact Canon EF 50mm lens ever
- New metal mount for stability and ruggedness
- Super Spectra Coating for minimized ghosting and flaring
- Circular seven blade aperture
- 14-inch minimum focusing distance
- 0.21x maximum magnification