Canon RF 28mm F2.8 STM

A super compact wide-angle prime lens that’s perfect for street photography, travel and everyday life.

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  • Excellent for travel photography


    Excellent for travel photography

  • Ideal for street photography


    Ideal for street photography

  • Superb for portraits & family


    Superb for portraits & family

  • Great for streaming


    Great for streaming

  • Small and powerful

    The RF 28mm F2.8 STM is a slim, practical full frame lens for your EOS R camera, a step up to keep creativity and quality within reach.

    RF 28mm F2.8 STM
    RF 28mm F2.8 STM

    Light, compact pancake design

    This lightweight full frame RF lens is wide, slim, and ready to inspire your creativity thanks to its super compact design.

    Fast f/2.8 aperture for creativity any time

    Keep on shooting in low light and experiment with background blur to make subjects stand out.

    Fast f/2.8 aperture for creativity any time

    A real advantage in size

    See how the size of the EOS 6D Mark II DSLR with its EF 40mm pancake lens compares in size the the EOS R8 with the RF 28mm F2.8 STM lens.
    EOS 6D Mark II with EF 40mm F2.8 STM & EOS R8 with RF 28mm F2.8 STM
    Advanced image quality from lens to camera

    Advanced image quality from lens to camera

    The RF 28mm F2.8 STM has PMo elements and Super Spectra coatings plus clever distortion corrections in camera to deliver sharpness, contrast and clarity.

    Swift and quiet with fingertip control

    Enjoy fingertip adjustments while you stay focused on the subject. Switch easily between Autofocus, manual focus and the control ring with tactile precision.

    RF 28mm F2.8 STM


    • 28mm focal length

      A wide-angle view for every occasion

    • Pancake design

      Compact, lightweight, discrete

    • PMo elements

      For compact lens design with high image quality

    • STM motor

      For smooth, fast and quiet autofocus

    • Super spectra coating

      To prevent flare and ghosting

    • Focus/Control ring and AF/Control/MF switch

      For easy control over camera settings or manual focus

    • F2.8 aperture

      Keep on shooting in low light and experiment with background blur

    Sample Gallery

    Discover the advanced image quality and wide angle of view this RF 28mm F2.8 STM lens offers.
    RF 85mm F2 MACRO IS STM
    RF 28mm F2.8 STM
    RF 28mm F2.8 STM
    RF 28mm F2.8 STM
    RF 28mm F2.8 STM

    Live streaming

    When attached to a compatible Canon camera body, enjoy seamless live streaming with a useful wide view using the RF 28mm F2.8 STM lens.


    See how the RF 28mm F2.8 STM compares to a similar lens in the Canon range.

    Focal Length Range (mm)




    Aperture (f)




    Max diameter x length (mm)

    69.2 x 24.7

    74.4x 63.1

    74.4 x 62.8

    Weight (g)




    Optical IS (stops)




    Magnification (x)




    Minimum focus distance (m)




    Focus / Control ring

    Combined / Focus

    Focus ring, Control ring

    Focus ring, Control ring

    AF Type




    Filter Size (mm)




    RF 28mm F2.8 STM

    What’s in the box

    Everything you need for creative street and travel photography with your full frame EOS R series camera

    • RF 28mm F2.8 STM Lens

    • Lens Dust Cap RF

    • Lens Cap E-55

    • User Manual

    Canon RF 28mm F2.8 STM
    Ratings & Reviews

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      Subject to change without notice.