differences

Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II

LensHero is not aware of any important advantages of the Nikon AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II vs the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM.
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II Learn more about
the Nikon AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II

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

Slightly more magnification 1:4.8 (0.2) vs 1:8.3 (0.1)
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Take macro shots with subjects around 80% larger in your photo
Slightly cheaper $1,775.00 vs $1,940.19
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The best price we've seen is $165 cheaper (around 10% less)
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
Image stabilization Very good image stabilization Help
AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR IINikon VR II
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USMCanon IS II
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
1.5 kg
Lowest price Very expensive Help
AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II$1,940.19
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM$1,775.00

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

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

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon F

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon F

Sports lens

$880 - $1,099

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Lowest price Cheaper
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Nikon Nikkor AF 80-200mm f/2.8D ED

Nikon Nikkor AF 80-200mm f/2.8D ED

Sports lens

$929 - $1,222

Lowest price Cheaper
Length Slightly shorter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Nikon Nikkor VR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED

Nikon Nikkor VR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED

Wildlife lens

$1,549

Max focal length Significantly better telephoto
Zoom range More zoom
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

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

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM

Sports lens

$1,099 - $1,249

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Slightly lighter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM

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

Telephoto lens

$1,031 - $1,099

Weight Lighter
Lowest price Cheaper
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM Canon EF

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM Canon EF

Sports lens

$906 - $1,299

Lowest price Cheaper
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

discussion Which do you think is better?

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