Will Canon Announce RF 35mm f/1.4 L USM along with R5 Mark II and R1 in April?

Canon enthusiasts have eagerly anticipated the release of the RF 35mm f/1.4L USM Lens, rumored to debut alongside the Canon EOS R5 Mark II and Canon EOS R1 in April 2024. Recent reports confirm its specifications, including its f/1.4 aperture, dispelling earlier speculation of an f/1.2 variant.

Interestingly, the lens is said to incorporate “video features,” though specifics remain elusive. As a prime lens, its inclusion of such functionality raises curiosity, particularly as it diverges from Canon’s PowerZoom lineup. While the exact nature of these video capabilities remains a mystery, possibilities range from enhanced aperture control to customizable control ring functionality.

Despite previous delays, optimism surrounds this impending announcement. Enthusiasts hope for a definitive unveiling next month, solidifying the RF 35mm f/1.4L USM Lens’s place alongside the highly anticipated EOS R5 Mark II and EOS R1. As anticipation mounts, the photography community eagerly awaits further details, eager to explore the potential of this long-awaited addition to Canon’s esteemed RF lens lineup.

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Via: CanonRumors