In first half of 2015, Canon has released the new DSLR cameras: Canon EOS 5Ds & 5Ds R and T6s & T6i, new lenses: EF 11-24mm f/4L USM, EF 50mm f/1.8 STM, new compact cameras: G3 X, SX530 HS and more, you can see full list of new Canon products already announced in 2015.
In second half of 2015, there will be more Canon DSLRs and lenses coming. Below is the full list of rumored products to be announced in late 2015 to early 2016.
This lens will be the next L series full frame lens from Canon, according to recently rumors, this lens is already in testing by selected photographers, and ready for production. The release date will be within 6 months.
Canon 5D Mark IV is a long awaited Canon’s full frame DSLR camera. The latest rumors shows that it is already in testing as EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM lens, and will be officially announced in Q4 of 2015, shipping in Q1 of 2016. But specs of 5D Mark IV is still not confirmed yet, latest rumors said that it will have 4K video recording and focus on high ISO performance over resolution.
The successor of world’s smallest DSLR “Rebel SL1″ is rumored to be announced in August/September, 2015. Specs also rumored for 24.2MP APS-C sensor, 19 point AF, 4.5 fps, 1080/30p video, Hybrid CMOS AF III focus system, Wi-Fi + NFC.
This lens with image stabilization feature will be another standard zoom L lens with EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM and EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM. The price will be more expensive than EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM. Rumors said this lens is in developing currently.
The Canon EOS 6D Mark II will be announced when 5D Mark IV starts shipping, at the Q1 of 2016, according to latest rumors. 6D Mark II will be a bit more expensive than Canon EOS 6D list price, 6D Mark II will moved to upmarket to become more professional, features like better AF system, higher megapixel(24-28MP), NFC, and more. Canon will make it as a “do everything pretty well” DSLR in the lineup, according to Canon Rumors.
For most event photographers, a new fast wide-angle zoom lens similar to EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM will be a good choice, the new released EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens is a great lens, but it is heavy, and most people can’t afford this lens due to the expensive price. So Canon is rumored to announce a new EF 15-35mm f/2.8L USM lens (the focus lens may changed according to rumors). The release date could be in late 2015 to early 2016.
The next flagship full frame DSLR camera from Canon, like rumored Nikon D5, it will have a lot of “industry leading” features: improved dynamic range, improved ISO performance, 4K video recording, new AF system, increased fps and some new tech from C300 Mark II. Release date will be in 2016 for Rio 2016 Olympics.