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 $419.00
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The best price we've seen is $320 cheaper (4.2x less)
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Learn more about
the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

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-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Travel lens

$600 - $699

Zoom range Much more zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$60

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Pentax K

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Pentax K

Low light lens

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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

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Sigma 24-105mm f/4 DG OS HSM Art Canon-ef

Wide angle lens

$899

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM

Telephoto lens

$1,003 - $1,149

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Length Longer
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

Low light lens

$115 - $125

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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