Canon launches budget 100-400mm telephoto lens for just $649

Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM
(Image credit: James Artaius)

Canon has announced the exciting new Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM, a new compact, versatile and competitively priced telephoto zoom lens for Canon EOS R series of mirrorless cameras.

Announced alongside the new Canon EOS R3 and the Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM, the lightweight Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM is aimed at keen amateur sports and wildlife photographers, looking for a Canon-quality long lens that won't break banks or backs.

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Peter Travers

The editor of PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, Peter 14 years of experience as both a journalist and professional photographer. He is a hands-on photographer with a passion and expertise for sharing his practical shooting skills. Equally adept at turning his hand to portraits, landscape, sports and wildlife, he has a fantastic knowledge of camera technique and principles. As you'd expect of the editor of a Canon publication, Peter is a devout Canon user and can often be found reeling off shots with his EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR.