Canon RF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM Delayed Until March 2021

The Canon RF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM has been delayed until early March 2021. The US Price of the Canon RF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM lens is $1,599 and still available for pre-order at AmazonB&HAdorama.

It appears that Canon has delayed the lens until early March due to production challenges. See below for details.

From Canon: (Google Translated)

Regarding the “RF70-200mm F4 L IS USM” announced on November 4, 2020, and scheduled to be released in late December, due to production reasons, we cannot prepare a sufficient supply amount for the release. Therefore, we have decided to postpone the release in early March 2021.

We would like to inform you and deeply apologize.

Scheduled release date

  • (Before change) Scheduled to be released in late December 2020
  • (After change) Scheduled to be released in early March 2021

We apologize for the inconvenience caused to the customers who are waiting for us, but we will do our utmost to launch it, and we appreciate your continued patronage.

The Canon RF 70-200 F4L IS USM is a standard telephoto zoom for the company’s full-frame mirrorless system. The lens is compact given its spec: it’s 119mm (4.7″) long and weighs in at 695g (1.5lbs). The RF 70-200mm F4 is sealed against dust and moisture and has a fluorine coating to repel water.

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