differences

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM

Cheaper $1,106.19 vs $1,625.00
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The best price we've seen is $519 cheaper (more than 30% less)
Slightly lighter 1.3 kg vs 1.5 kg
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More than 10% lighter
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Reasons to consider the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

Image stabilization Canon IS II vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Learn more about
the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Fixed aperture Constant aperture lenses Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Max focal length Good telephoto Help
200 mm
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Weight Heavy Help
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM1.3 kg
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM1.5 kg

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Min focal length Good wide-angle Help
70 mm

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

competitors

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Competitors

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM

Telephoto lens

$554 - $599

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Lighter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II

Sports lens

$2,195

Lowest price More expensive
Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f/2.8

Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f/2.8

Sports lens

$750 - $1,098

Weight Lighter
Lowest price Cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM Competitors

Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM

Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM

Wildlife lens

$2,000

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Max focal length Significantly better telephoto
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II

Wildlife lens

$159

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Length Shorter
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Fujifilm XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM O.I.S. WR

Fujifilm XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM O.I.S. WR

Portrait lens

Weight Slightly lighter
Length Slightly shorter
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture

discussion Which do you think is better?

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