(CW5) Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM image and specs leaked (announcement soon) Digicame-info posted the first picture and specs of the upcoming Canon 50mm f/1.8 STM lens. Announcement is expected very soon.
Lens arrangement 5-group, six (Construction: 6 elements in 5 groups)
Digital optimized coating (The lens coating is optimized for digital cameras)
Stepping motor (STM)
Full-time manual focus
Total length 39.3mm
I guess this will be the new Nifty-Fifty, i.e. this lens will replace the Canon 50mm f/1.8 II (the Nifty-Fifty). And, as you can see, it seems there is no IS on board. B&H has refurbished EF 50mm f/1.8 II on sale for $79.99.