Canon looking at 20x super-zooms for APS-C and full frame?
We found this application for what appears to be a 28-550mm 3.5-6.3 full frame zoom.
The other embodiments are for a 15-300 3.5-6.3 for APS-C users.
With tamron coming out with a 18-300 super zoom for APS-C - is Canon looking to update the rather oldish 18-200 EF-S?
As with all patent applications that we show, this is a patent application. This illustrates to us what Canon is looking at in their research labs. It may or may not become a patent, and may or may not even after that be used in a camera system.
Japan Patent Application JP017-134302A
How to view Japan Patent applications.
Unfortunately, there's no direct way of linking to the patent application (sad!) however, this is the easiest process to view a japan patent or application.
- Go to the Japan Patent Office search page.
- If it's a patent application (they are usually in the format of YEAR+Number ie: 2017-011300) then type the patent application number into the second field down from the top where it says publication of patent application.
- Click on search.
- Then click on the patent application number link, and there's the patent application!
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