Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens Compared to the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens


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Specifications Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM LensCanon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens
Focal Length Range 70-200mm 70-200mm
APS-C Sensor DSLRs Only? N N
Lenses / Groups 23/19 23/18
Angle of View: Diagonal 34° - 12° 34° – 12°
Angle of View: Horizontal 29° – 10° 29° – 10°
Angle of View: Vertical 19°30' – 7° 19°30' – 7°
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-32 f/2.8-32
Number of Aperture Blades 8 8
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 1490g 1470g
Actual Weight 1485g 1470g
Lens Hood Weight 95g 80g
Tripod Ring Weight 115g 119g
In-Use Weight 1695g 1669g
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 88.8 x 199mm 86 x 197mm
Measured Size (DxL) 88.6 x 206.97mm 86.2 x 204.6mm
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 108.49mm 110.3mm
Max Length at Full Extension 206.97mm 204.6mm
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? Y / N Y / N
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 112 x 93.81mm 111.7 x 94.3mm
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 293.33 / 293.33mm 292.3 / 292.3mm
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 40mm / 43.4mm 40.5mm / 34.5mm
Filter Size 77mm  UV ► CP ► 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type Ring USM Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 137°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges Y /
3.94' (1.2m) - ∞
8.2' (2.5m) - ∞
Y /
4.6' (1.4m) - ∞
8.2' (2.5m) - ∞
Distance Info Provided to Camera? Y Y
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 1200mm 1400mm
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 1148mm / 1148mm
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.21x 0.17x
MM with 12mm Extension Tube 0.28-0.06x 0.22-0.06x
MM with 25mm Extension Tube 0.36-0.14x 0.41-0.14x
MM with 500D Closeup Lens 0.14-0.60x
 
Features  
Zoom Ring Rotation 62°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y / Y Y / Y
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ET-87 Buy ► Y / ET-86 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / Y Y / Y
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 4 / Y Y / 3 / Y
Extender Compatible? Y Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / LZ1326 Buy ► Y / LZ1324 Buy ►
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 70mm = 2650mm
100mm = 3605mm
135mm = 4787mm
200mm = 6773mm
280mm = 9068mm (w/ 1.4x)
400mm = 13180mm (w/ 2.0x)
70mm = 2652mm
85mm = 3134mm
100mm = 3632mm
135mm = 4798mm
200mm = 6869mm
280mm = 9172mm (w/ 1.4x)
400mm = 13296mm (w/ 2.0x)
 
History  
Year Introduced 2010 2001
Year Discontinued 2010
 
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