differences

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

Slightly cheaper $1,399.00 vs $1,749.99
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The best price we've seen is $351 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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
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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

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-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM

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

Wildlife lens

$140

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Lighter
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Olympus M.Zuiko  ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO

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

Sports lens

$1,085 - $1,300

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

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

Telephoto lens

$1,011 - $1,149

Weight Lighter
Lowest price Cheaper
Aperture Narrower aperture

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

Nikon Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

Travel lens

Zoom range More zoom
Min focal length Better wide angle
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
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

$1,060 - $1,299

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
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

$1,199 - $1,299

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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