differences

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM

Image stabilization Canon IS vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
More magnification 1:1.4 (0.7) vs 1:4.8 (0.2)
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Take macro shots with subjects around 3.5x larger in your photo
Cheaper $849.00 vs $1,445.29
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The best price we've seen is $596 cheaper (more than 40% less)
Slightly smaller diameter 83 mm vs 89 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly shorter 93 mm vs 113 mm
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Around 20% shorter
Slightly lighter 0.6 kg vs 0.8 kg
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Around 30% lighter
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Reasons to consider the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/4
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At its widest, the EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Fixed aperture Constant aperture lenses Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
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
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f/22

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

competitors

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

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM

Low light lens

$70

Lowest price Cheaper
Aperture Wider aperture
Wide minimum Wider aperture
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

Low light lens

$777

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide minimum Wider aperture
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Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

Low light lens

$980

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide minimum Wider aperture

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

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

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

Wide angle lens

$349 - $599

Zoom range More zoom
Aperture Wider aperture
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Canon EF

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Canon EF

Wide angle lens

$1,149 - $1,199

Aperture Wider aperture
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

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

Wide angle lens

$100 - $1,099

Lowest price Cheaper
Zoom range More zoom
Magnification Less magnification

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