Rumors: New EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III Lens Coming in 2017

ef 70-200mm f 2.8 l is ii usm lens

Nikon has already released their new AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens several weeks ago, according to CanonRumors, Canon is also planning to release a new EF 70-200mm lens to replace current EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens in next 12 months, other words is in sometime of 2017, or delayed.

The new EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM lens is rumored to have a new design, weight will be a little bit lighter, a new IS system and optical upgrades as well. The latest EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens was announced in March of 2010, which would make a 2017 announcement 18-24 months quicker than the previous update, as the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS was announced in September of 2001.

via: CR

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