differences

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Much narrower aperture f/22 vs f/5.6
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At its narrowest, the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM goes 3.9 f-stops narrower
Has a constant aperture Yes vs No
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Constant aperture lenses offer the same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Slightly cheaper $99.50 vs $379.95
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The best price we've seen is $280 cheaper (3.8x less)
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Reasons to consider the Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Wider aperture f/3.5 vs f/4
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At its widest, the EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Slightly lighter 0.5 kg vs 0.7 kg
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More than 20% lighter
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the Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization Very good image stabilization Help
Canon IS
Zoom range Great zoom Help
4.4x
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Competitors

Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM

Macro lens

$687 - $899

Magnification More magnification
Length Slightly shorter
Zoom range Less zoom
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

Wide angle lens

$1,649 - $1,699

Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Wide angle lens

$639 - $849

Weight Slightly lighter
Length Slightly shorter
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Competitors

Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM

Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM

Travel lens

$212

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
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Wide angle lens

$802 - $899

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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