Just yesterday we reported news originating from Sony Alpha Rumors regarding the “high-performance standard zoom lens” shown in the Sony E-mount lens road-map shown above. While we knew minute details such as its focal length and the expected release time-frame, today’s news falls into that unexpectedly awesome category, as SAR has revealed another interesting tidbit about the 16-50mm F/3.5-5.6 OSS G zoom – it will be in the form of a pancake lens!
Aside from the reemergence of talk regarding the 7D Mark II, one of the more long-standing and lingering rumors from the Canon front has been the expected announcement of a true pancake lens in the form of an EF 40mm f/2.8. Just like clockwork, the reports of its expected unveiling have come back once more, this time with Canon Rumors highest stamp of probability, classifying the following details as “fact.”
Continuing on with a day that has already proved to be chocked full of eventful Canon news comes even more foreseeable announcement talk, this time in the form of lenses and accessories. Canon Rumors, who also broke news of the expected Canon 5D Mark III announcement date, caught wind of the following: