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

Cheaper $1,739.31 vs $2,245.00
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The best price we've seen is $506 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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
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$2,245.00
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM$1,739.31

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

$78 - $199

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Lighter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Canon EF

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Canon EF

Sports lens

$790 - $999

Lowest price Cheaper
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Olympus M.Zuiko  ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO

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

Sports lens

$1,085 - $1,299

Weight Lighter
Lowest price Cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM Nikon F

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM Nikon F

Sports lens

$979 - $1,299

Lowest price Cheaper
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

Wildlife lens

$299

Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Length Shorter
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Travel lens

$929 - $947

Zoom range Much more zoom
Length Shorter
Wide minimum Much wider aperture

discussion Which do you think is better?

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