Canon announces new EF “L” lenses availability

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If you’re watching out avidly for the Canon’s major announcements for its upcoming lenses, we’re sure that you have read about the delay however, the camera-giant have just outed an update of when the sales start for EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM, EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM, EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM, EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM and EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM. And the good thing, you’ll wouldn’t be waiting for next year. We have the press release after the break.

Press Release

Update to sales start for EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM, EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM, EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM, EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM and EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM lenses


London, UK, 25th May 2011 – Following the announcement of delays to the sales start to the following lenses : EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM, EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM, EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM, EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM and EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM, Canon can now provide an update on the planned start dates for these lenses:

  • EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Late August, 2011
  • EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM Late August, 2011
  • EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM Late July, 2011
  • EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM December 2011* –CanonRumors
  • EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM December 2011* –CanonRumors

Canon would like to apologise to any customers who have been inconvenienced by these delays.

*Any sales start dates will be communicated as soon as they become available.

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