Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens Specifications and Measurements

SpecificationsCanon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens
  Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens
Year Introduced1998
Year Discontinued2015
Mounts OnFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups16/12
Angle of View: Diagonal75° – 18°
Angle of View: Horizontal65° – 15°
Angle of View: Vertical46° – 10°
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/3.5-22 / f/5.6-36
Aperture Max by Focal Length 28-37mm = f/3.5
38-49mm = f/4.0
50-64mm = f/4.5
65-84mm = f/5.0
85-135mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 6
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 19.1 oz  (540g)
Actual Weight 18.9 oz  (535g)
Lens Hood Weight 1.2 oz  (35g)
In-Use Weight 20.1 oz  (570g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.07 x 3.82”  (78 x 97mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.09 x 4.11”  (78 x 104.3mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 5.33”  (135.3mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 1.22”  (31mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.86 x 2.3”  (98.1 x 58.4mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 6.2 - 7.42”  (157.5 - 188.5mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.35” / 1.34”  (8.9mm / 34.1mm)
Filter Size 72mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 131°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 19.69”  (500mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.19x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.53-0.09x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 1.09-0.21x
Zoom Ring Rotation 59°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? N / EW-78BII Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 2 / N
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? / LP1116 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 28mm = 3.23'
35mm = 3.92'
50mm = 5.63'
70mm = 7.63'
85mm = 9.15'
100mm = 10.74'
135mm = 13.24'
On APS-C Body:
28mm = 5.16'
35mm = 6.19'
50mm = 8.99'
70mm = 12.13'
85mm = 14.62'
100mm = 17.22'
135mm = 21.47'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 28mm = 986mm
35mm = 1194mm
50mm = 1715mm
70mm = 2325mm
85mm = 2790mm
100mm = 3272mm
135mm = 4035mm
On APS-C Body:
28mm = 1573mm
35mm = 1888mm
50mm = 2739mm
70mm = 3698mm
85mm = 4457mm
100mm = 5249mm
135mm = 6543mm
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