Canon RF 28-70mm F2 L USM Lens Compared to the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens

SpecificationsCanon RF 28-70mm F2 L USM LensCanon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens
  Canon RF 28-70mm F2 L USM Lens Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens
Year Introduced20182012
Mounts OnFull Frame, APS-CFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups19/1318/13
Angle of View: Diagonal75° - 34°84° - 34°
Angle of View: Horizontal65° - 29°74° - 29°
Angle of View: Vertical46° - 19° 30'53° - 19°30'
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2-22 f/2.8-22
Number of Aperture Blades 9 9
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 50.5 oz  (1430g) 28.4 oz  (805g)
Actual Weight 50.5 oz  (1430g) 28.4 oz  (805g)
Lens Hood Weight 1.6 oz  (45g) 1.1 oz  (30g)
In-Use Weight 52.1 oz  (1475g) 29.5 oz  (835g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 4.09 x 5.5”  (103.8 x 139.8mm) 3.48 x 4.45”  (88.5 x 113mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 4.07 x 5.8”  (104 x 147.4mm) 3.45 x 4.72”  (87.7 x 119.8mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 6.63”  (168.3mm) 5.97”  (151.7mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 0.87”  (22.2mm) 1.23”  (31.3mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 4.68 x 1.86”  (118.9 x 47.2mm) 4.1 x 1.65”  (104.1 x 41.8mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 7.3 - 8.14”  (185.5 - 206.7mm) 6.09 - 7.31”  (154.7 - 185.6mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.75” / 1.01”  (19.1mm / 25.7mm) 1.09” / 0.92”  (27.7mm / 23.4mm)
Filter Size 95mm  UV ► CP ► 82mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type USM Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 180° 105°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N N
Distance Scale? / Type N Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 15.35”  (390mm) 14.96”  (380mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 15.16” / 14.72”  (385mm / 374mm) 13.98” / 14.09”  (355mm / 358mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.18x 0.21x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.63-0.18x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.74-0.41x
 
Features  
Zoom Ring Rotation 60° 60°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? Y
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / EW-103 Buy ► Y / EW-88C Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / Y / Y
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N N
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? Y / LP1424 Buy ► Y / LP1219 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 28mm = 3.35'
35mm = 4.02'
50mm = 5.64'
70mm = 7.48'
24mm = 2.96'
28mm = 3.35'
35mm = 4.16'
50mm = 5.77'
70mm = 7.78'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 28mm = 1022mm
35mm = 1227mm
50mm = 1721mm
70mm = 2280mm
24mm = 903mm
28mm = 1021mm
35mm = 1269mm
50mm = 1760mm
70mm = 2371mm
 
History  
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