differences

Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR

Image stabilization Nikon VR vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Shorter 155 mm vs 193 mm
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Around 20% shorter
Better wide angle 24 mm vs 70 mm
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2.9x better wide angle
Slightly lighter 1.1 kg vs 1.3 kg
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Around 20% lighter
Slightly more magnification 1:3.6 (0.3) vs 1:6.2 (0.2)
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Take macro shots with subjects around 80% larger in your photo
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Learn more about
the Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR

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

Significantly narrower aperture f/32 vs f/22
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At its narrowest, the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM goes 1.1 f-stops narrower
Better telephoto 200 mm vs 70 mm
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Around 3x more reach, less perspective distortion
Cheaper $899.00 vs $1,915.89
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The best price we've seen is $1,017 cheaper (2.1x less)
Slightly smaller diameter 84 mm vs 88 mm
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Almost the same
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM Learn more about
the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L 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
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Length Quite long Help
AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR155 mm
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM193 mm

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

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Competitors

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Nikon F

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$900 - $1,199

Lowest price Cheaper
Length Shorter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

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

Sports lens

$1,474 - $1,799

Max focal length Better telephoto
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 IF EX DG HSM Nikon F

Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 IF EX DG HSM Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$1,116 - $1,299

Length Shorter
Lowest price Cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II

Wide angle lens

$99 - $199

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Length Significantly shorter
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Canon EF

Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Canon EF

Wildlife lens

$857 - $989

Max focal length Much better telephoto
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

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

Sports lens

$1,474 - $1,799

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price More expensive

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