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24-70mm F2.8L IS USM RF Canon Lens
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    The RF 24-70mm F2.8 L IS USM is a high-performance, standard zoom lens for professionals and photo enthusiasts alike – ideal for shooting portraits, landscapes, documentaries or weddings.

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  • Pricing info

    Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM – $2499 USD

  • Specs and pricing

    • Lens construction: 21 elements in 15 groups
    • Minimum focusing distance: 0.21m (wide-angle end), 0.38m (telephoto end)
    • Maximum shooting magnification: 0.3x (when 32mm)
    • Number of diaphragm blades: 9
    • Filter diameter: 82mm
    • Camera shake correction up to 5 stops
    • Size: φ88.5 × 125.7 mm
    • Weight: 900g
    • US Price: $ 2299
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  • PR

    The time has come and the wave of momentous advancements in the world of the EOS R full-frame mirrorless camera system continues as Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the introduction of the RF15-35mm F2.8 L IS USM and RF24-70mm F2.8 L IS USM lenses. With their large, bright F2.8 aperture, a zoom range that covers a wide range of shooting scenes and image stabilization (IS), as well as Nano USM -- these lenses are sure to become workhorse lenses for professional and advanced amateur photographers.

    "As the emergence of mirrorless cameras continue accelerating the market and with Canon's deeply rooted heritage in optics, we are excited to expand the lens offerings and acquiesce the needs of EOS R users," said Kazuto Ogawa, president and chief operating officer, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "The technical improvements and features within these new RF lenses are needed to drive the market forward."

    RF 24-70mm F2.8 L IS USM

    Created for a wide range of shooting scenarios from street scene snapshots to movie shooting, the RF24-70mm F2.8 L IS USM lens remains portable while equipped with IS. Other components include:

    • Equivalent to the size of the EF counterpart but with Image Stabilization.
    • High speed and high precision Nano USM motor for accurate, silent focus operation for stills and moving shooting.
    • Takes moving shooting into account with focus breathing suppression during manual focus operation, sensitivity setting during MF operation, usage of the focus ring is adjustable and customization of the control ring to assign aperture, shutter speed, ISO speed and exposure compensation as desired.

    Pricing and Availability

    The Canon RF15-35mm F2.8 L IS USM and RF24-70mm F2.8 L IS USM lenses are both scheduled to be available in late September 2019 for an estimated retail price of $2,299.00* each. To complete the trinity of F2.8 lenses, the RF70-200mm F2.8 L IS USM lens is scheduled to be shipping within the second half of 2019 – stay tuned! For additional information, please visit,