It looks like the new Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens has leaked out ahead of the official announcement. Previously, we had seen rumors and another image of the lens but this one comes from a the reliable Digi-came.info site, which quite frequently has official images and details a few days ahead of the product launch.
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Specs
- Lens design: 6 elements in 5 groups
- Full frame lens
- The lens coating is optimized for the digital
- Stepping motor (STM)
- Full-time manual focus
- Length: 39.3mm
- Weight: 160g
Look for an official announcement soon.
Still no IS! So an updated nifty-fifty….
Eric Reagan says
Exactly. I expect the price to get an update as well. Still though, it should ring at around $200 or less based on the prices of other no-frills, compact STM prime lenses.
All I want is a 50mm f/1.8 w/ 4 stops is IS.
I’d even take a 2.0, 2.2, 2.8. Or a 1.4 (price would be crazy on that though.