Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM Lens to be Announced in 2017

The Current Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens

The new Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens will be announced sometime in 2017.

According to the report from CanonRumors, Canon will unveil a new EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens sometime in 2017. The specific announcement date is still unknown. And we are not sure if the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS will be the EF 85mm f/1.2L II lens replacement or an addition to the lineup.

The previous rumors said this new Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS lens will have improved optics and it will incorporate the blue spectrum refractive element of EF 35mm f/1.4L II.

Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM Lens Rumored Specs:

  • Incorporate the blue spectrum refractive element of EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM Lens
  • Weather sealed
  • New manual focus system, a faster autofocus system
  • To be announced sometime in 2017

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens: $1,849 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.

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