Canon RF 24-240mm F4-6.3 IS USM Lens Compared to the Canon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM Lens

SpecificationsCanon RF 24-240mm F4-6.3 IS USM LensCanon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM Lens
  Canon RF 24-240mm F4-6.3 IS USM Lens Canon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM Lens
Year Introduced20192004
Mounts OnFull-FrameFull-Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups21/1522/16
Angle of View: Diagonal84° - 10°20'75° – 8°15'
Angle of View: Horizontal74° - 8°35'65° – 6°50'
Angle of View: Vertical53° - 5° 45'46° – 4°35'
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4-22 / f/6.3-38 f/3.5-? / f/5.6-40
Aperture Max by Focal Length 24-26mm = f/4.0
27-43mm = f/4.5
44-69mm = f/5.0
70-104mm = f/5.6
105-240mm = f/6.3
28-39mm = f/3.5
40-59mm = f/4.0
60-69mm = f/4.5
70-109mm = f/5.0
110-300mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 7 8
Rounded Aperture? Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 26.5 oz  (750g) 59 oz  (1670g)
Actual Weight 26.3 oz  (745g) 60 oz  (1700g)
Lens Hood Weight 1.1 oz  (30g) 1.6 oz  (45g)
Tripod Ring Weight 5.7 oz  (161g)
In-Use Weight 27.4 oz  (775g) 67.3 oz  (1906g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.17 x 4.82”  (80.4 x 122.5mm) 3.62 x 7.64”  (92 x 194mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.17 x 5.15”  (80 x 130.9mm) 3.59 x 7.59”  (91.3 x 192.8mm)
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 4.7”  (119.3mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 7.85”  (199.3mm) 10.45”  (265.4mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 2.69”  (68.4mm) 2.86”  (72.6mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.71 x 1.44”  (94.2 x 36.6mm) 4.48 x 2.74”  (113.8 x 69.6mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 6.37 - 9.06”  (161.7 - 230.1mm) 10.07 - 12.93”  (255.8 - 328.4mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.7” / 2.47”  (17.9mm / 62.8mm) 0.89”  (22.6mm)
Filter Size 72mm  UV ► CP ► 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type Nano USM Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 390 ° 156°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type N Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 19.69”  (500mm) 27.56”  (700mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 14.53” / 30.12”  (369mm / 765mm) 25.39” / 22.4”  (645mm / 569mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.26x 0.30x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.5-0.04x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.5-0.09x
 
Features  
Zoom Ring Rotation 390 °
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N Y / Y
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? Y N
Lens Hood Included / Model? N / EW-78F Buy ► Y / EW-83G Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N Y / Y
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 5 / Y / 3 /
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? N / Y / LZ1324 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 24mm = 3.07'
50mm = 6.07'
100mm = 11.72'
240mm = 26.6'
28mm = 3.54'
35mm = 4.33'
50mm = 6.06'
70mm = 8.28'
85mm = 9.98'
100mm = 11.42'
135mm = 14.99'
200mm = 21.25'
300mm = 30.67'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 24mm = 935mm
50mm = 1850mm
100mm = 3572mm
240mm = 8109mm
28mm = 1078mm
35mm = 1320mm
50mm = 1848mm
70mm = 2525mm
85mm = 3041mm
100mm = 3480mm
135mm = 4570mm
200mm = 6476mm
300mm = 9349mm
 
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