Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Pancake Lens

Along with the Canon Rebel T4i, Canon has released the all new Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Pancake Lens

This lens has a focal length of 40mm and an aperture of 1:2.8 (f/2.8).  This is Canon’s first pancake lens for its EF lens lineup.  It is almost half as short as Canon’s smallest previous lens, the “nifty-fifty” 50mm f/1.8.  In addition to the size, the 40mm pancake weighs in at only 130g.  This is about 323g less than the 50mm 1.8.

Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 Pancake Lens


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The Canon 40mm pancake lens is quite an interesting lens.  It is tiny, lightweight has a speedy STM autofocus motor, a decently wide aperture and best of all costs only a cool $199.

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Full Specifications

Focal Length: 40mm

Maximum Aperture: f/ 2.8

Lens Construction: 6 elements in 4 groups (see below)

Closest Focusing Distance: 0.98 feets (0.3 meters)

Size: 2.7 x 0.9 in (68.2 x 22.8 mm)

Weight 4.6 oz (130g)Focus Adjustment: Inner Focusing SystemFilter Size: 52mm

Lens Hood: ES-52

Diagonal Angle of View: 57 degrees 30′

Technical Details

Lens Elements and MTF Chart

Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 Pancake Lens Elements
MTF Chart for Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Pancake Lens

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