differences

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

Cheaper $1,019.00 vs $1,459.99
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The best price we've seen is $441 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
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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
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 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III

Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III

Wildlife lens

$120 - $199

Weight Lighter
Lowest price Cheaper
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

$2,146

Lowest price More expensive
Olympus M.Zuiko  ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO

Olympus M.Zuiko ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO

Sports lens

$1,149 - $1,299

Weight Lighter
Magnification More magnification
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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

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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