Patent: Canon 12-60mm f/2-4 Lens for 1.5″ Sensors

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Canon has filed a new patent for 12-60mm f/2-4 lens for 1.5″ sensors. The current Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II ($649 at Amazon, B&H) camera has a 12.8MP High-Sensitivity 1.5″ CMOS Sensor and a 12.5-65mm f/2-3.9 lens. So this patent could be for the PowerShot G1 X Mark II successor.

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Take a look at the patent details below:

  • Patent publication number 2016-212248
    • Release date 2016.12.15
    • Application date 2015.5.8
  • Example
    • Zoom ratio 4.72
    • Focal length 12.84 20.16 60.62
    • F number 2.06 3.50 4.02
    • Half angle of view (degree) 41.74 28.80 10.33
    • Image height 9.22 10.23 11.25
    • Lens total length 83.06 84.07 101.55
    • BF 8.02 12.32 13.44

Via: Egami

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