Canon has unveiled an all-purpose lens – the EF-S 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS USM – with new Nano USM technology. An optional Power Zoom Adapter PZ-E1 offers smooth zoom control when shooting movies and remote operation via Wi-Fi.
It is the first of Canon’s lenses to feature Nano USM focus technology - delivering smooth, quiet AF for movies and fast AF speed for stills.
The new Power Zoom Adapter PZ-E1 is a compact and lightweight accessory designed for the EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM to enable smooth, fingertip zoom control when shooting movies, with the option to control via Wi-Fi (with compatible devices).
Pricing and availability
• The EF-S 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS USM is available from April 2016 with an RRP of £439.99/€610.
• The Power Zoom Adapter PZ-E1 is available from May 2016 with an RRP of £129.99/€179.99.