Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Pancake Lens

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The Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens is a versatile, compact pancake lens. A fast maximum aperture enableslow-light shooting and depth-of-field control. STM provides smooth quietautofocus when shooting video with compatible cameras.

  • Portable pancake design
  • Smooth, quiet STM focusing when shooting movies on compatible cameras
  • Fast f/2.8 maximum aperture for low-light shooting
  • Close focus to 0.3m
  • Fast, quiet AF for pin-sharp results
  • Great image quality right across the frame


Extremely compact and portable design
Never be without your EOS. The compact pancake EF 40mm f/2.8 STM is very thin, so you’ll always be able to take your DSLR with you.

Smooth and quiet AF, STM focussing for movies
Fast, accurate autofocusing ensures pin-sharp images even in tough conditions. Movie Servo AF with STM uses stepping-motor technology for smooth, quiet autofocus when filming on compatible Canon DSLRs.

Useful low light shooting
An f/2.8–22 aperture range provides control over depth of field, giving you the freedom to restrict or extend focus as required. A fast maximum aperture allows hand-held shooting in low light without using flash.

Great image quality designed for travel versatility
A versatile 40mm focal length is great for travel. Tackle everything from portraits to landscape and street photography. Great image quality right across the frame, thanks to an aspherical lens design and Super Spectra coatings.


Angle of view Horizontal: 49°
Vertical: 34°
Diagonal: 57°
Lens construction 6 elements in 4 groups
No. of diaphragm blades 7
Minimum aperture 22
Closest focusing distance 0.3m
Maximum magnification 0.18x
Distance information Yes
Image stabilizer No
AF actuator STM
Filter diameter 52mm
Max. diameter x length 68.2 x 22.8mm
Weight 130g

Box Contents

  • Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Pancake Lens
  • E-52 Lens Cap
  • Rear Dust Cap E