Is a Canon zoomable teleconverter in the pipeline?

Canon RF teleconverters
(Image credit: Canon)

Rumors are abound that Canon is going to launch a zoomable teleconverter – and this looks like it might be a world's first, at least from a mainstream camera brand. The rumored Canon teleconverter will be able to zoom between 1.0x, 1.5x, and 2.0x magnifications all in one device!

This isn't the first time we have seen this device, way back in 2020, Canon filed a patent for this very teleconverter, showing how the converter would work with  Canon's superzoom lenses, as well as demonstrating how Canon might be able to squeeze image stabilization and a neutral density filter into the teleconverter as well!

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Gareth Bevan
Reviews Editor

Gareth is a photographer based in London, working as a freelance photographer and videographer for the past several years, having the privilege to shoot for some household names. With work focusing on fashion, portrait and lifestyle content creation, he has developed a range of skills covering everything from editorial shoots to social media videos. Outside of work, he has a personal passion for travel and nature photography, with a devotion to sustainability and environmental causes.