Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM Lens to be Announced in Late 2016

The rumor mill is back with more information about Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM Lens¬†(70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS successor) – This new EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM lens is still scheduled to be announced in 2016. The specific announcement date is still unknown. The previous rumor said this new 70-300mm lens will be announced in late August before Photokina 2016, probably along with the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. Canon didin’t do that, but announced two new EF L-series lenses: EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM and 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM.

Now it is already confirmed that this new EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II will have Nano-USM (not STM like the EF 24-105 f/3.5-5.6 IS), the latest IS and better optical performance. In addition, this Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM Lens will be the first Canon lens with a built-in LCD display.

And Canon will soon announce a new Canon EOS M5 APS-C mirrorless camera, probably just after Photokina 2016. A new EF-M 18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS lens will be announced together with the Canon EOS M5.

The newly announced Canon products:

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Body: $3499 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV w/ 24-70mm f/4L IS Lens: $4,399 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV w/ 24-105mm f/4L II Lens: $4,599 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Lens: $2,199 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Lens: $1,099 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.

Canon BG-E20 Battery Grip: $490 at Amazon, B&H ($349), Adorama.

Canon W-E1 Wi-Fi Adapter: $49.95 at B&H, Adorama.

via: CanonRumors

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