[…] we’ve tried the 50mm f/1.2 lens on the EOS M3 camera while filming and we were so impressed with the results; super crisp quality with a beautiful and dreamy depth of field.
I downgrade the rumor to
In one of the promotional videos posted yesterday there is an interesting little fact. Start the video above and jump to mark 2:20. You’ll see a “f/1.2” settings on the EOS M3’s display (announcement). So, either they were shooting using the EF-EF-M adapter (no mention in the video, and you can’t spot the adapter), or Canon has a fast and probably prime lens for the EOS M in the works.
We had some rumors in the past about possible prime lenses coming for the EOS M system. What do you think?
The EOS M3 will not be not be available in the US, only in EU and Asia. Shipping is expected from April 2015 with a RSP of £599.99/€769.99. Hands-on at Dpreview, Amateur Photographer, specification sheet. Sample pics here (scroll down). EOS M3 article at CPN, and another article at CPN.
Pre-order the EOS M3 at DigitalRev (ships also to USA).