Press Images, Price and Specs for Canon 100-400mm II Lens leaked
This is one solid leak for the upcoming lens from Canon as the press images, specifications and also the pricing for the lens has surfaced in a single leak.
Canon Rumors has posted four high resolution product shots of the (yet to be officially announced) Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM II along with its full specifications, detailed product description and the pricing for the lens.
According to the website, the new lens is made of 21 elements in 16 groups which includes one fluorite and one super UD element which helps, “provide impressive contrast and resolution with reduced chromatic aberration across the entire zoom range.”
It will also feature a fluorine coating on the front and rear elements to control smearing and fingerprints. It also has Canon’s ASC (Air Sphere Coating) which helps reduce backlight flaring and ghosting.
This is a dust and weather sealed lens which is said to be equipped with an inner focusing AF system, rational zooming ring with adjustable torque, a tripod mount which can be removed and attached without having to detach the lens form the camera and it includes three modes of OIS (standard, panning and exposure only).
Those interested in getting the lens will have to sell out $2,200 from their wallets, however the shipping date for the product is still a mystery. The officially announcement is set for Tuesday, November 11.