Canon has given an updated schedule for the release of new professional lenses, originally delayed due to improvements being made to the production process, and then further delayed due to the Japanese Tsunami, the first lens should be available in late July.
United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 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 sales 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 Within 2011*
EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM Within 2011*
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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