Canon is slowly discontinuing popular DSLR lenses (updated)

Canon is reportedly slowly discontinuing popular DSLR lenses according to this list maintained by CanonRumors:

Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM

  • Announced: June 8, 2012
  • Discontinued: February 2021

Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

  • Announced: February 15, 2005
  • Discontinued: February 2021

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM II

  • Announced: June 6, 2018
  • Discontinued: March 2021

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L USM II

  • Announced: February 21, 2006
  • Discontinued: March 2021

Canon EF 200mm f/2L IS USM

  • Announced: January 24, 2008
  • Discontinued: February 2021

Here is an updated list of discontinued Canon DSLR lenses from CanonRumors:

Discontinued EF & EF-S Lenses:

  • Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
  • Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L USM
  • Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
  • Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM Macro
  • Canon EF-S 35mm f/2.8 IS STM Macro
  • Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
  • Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
  • Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM
  • Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L USM Macro

Lenses to be discontinued sometime in 2021:

  • Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM
  • Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM II
  • Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS USM II
  • Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM II

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