With the introduction of the Yongnuo YN-ST-E3, a clone of the Canon ST-E3-RT, it was clear the Yongnuo had plans to release a YN-600EX-RT to cooperate with the trigger. Several messages from Yongnuo also confirmed that they had plans to release such a flash. However, the company has yet to announce an official release date, to the frustration of many potential customers.
But Yongnuo recently posted a message on Facebook confirming that they are still planning to release the flash, expected in October if everything goes smoothly.
“Since the announced plan of our YN600EX-RT flash have been brought out unofficially in many websites and forums. A lot photographic fans keep concerning the trend of the unit. However, the unit has been in unexpected longer testing phase towards more reliable and better performance. The release date could not be confirmed.
“According to the latest news from the R&D department, the YN600EX-RT will be estimate released in ABOUT October, 2014 if in smooth progress. We hope it will perform well and worth being waited.”
Are you looking forward to the release of the YN600EX-RT? The YN-E3-RT has received quite a lot of positive reviews, including our own; the question is if the YN-600EX-RT can live up to the hype.