The rumored Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II lens is making news all over as the image and the specs have been leaked at Digicame-Info. This is a sign that the lens is about to be officially launched in the market.
If the rumors are to be believed, the new Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II lens measure 105.5mm long, compared to 86.4mm length of the current 35mm lens. The rumored lens weigh 760g, compared to 580g of its predecessor.
There are still no indications about the launch price of the new Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II lens, but considering the price tag of Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM lens ($1500), this one should cost something around $2000.
Let’s have a look at the rumored specification:
- Lens construction: 14 elements and 11 groups
- 2 aspherical lenses, one ground aspherical and one large diameter glass molded aspherical
- SWC coating
- Fluorine coating
- 9 blade circular aperture diaphragm
- Dust and water resistant
- Filter diameter: 72mm
- Total length: 105.5mm
- Minimum focusing distance of 0.28m
- Maximum magnification is 0.21x
- Maximum diameter: 80.4mm
- Weight 760g
- Hood: EW-77B
Do you think the all new Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II lens will be able to sustain the competition from the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art series lens? Share your views in the comments below.