Canon RF 85mm F2 Macro IS STM Lens Compared to the Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM Lens

SpecificationsCanon RF 85mm F2 Macro IS STM LensCanon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM Lens
  Canon RF 85mm F2 Macro IS STM Lens Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM Lens
Year Introduced20202019
Mounts OnFull-FrameFull-Frame
Lenses / Groups12/1113/9
Angle of View: Diagonal28°30'28° 30'
Angle of View: Horizontal24°24°
Angle of View: Vertical16°16°
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.0-29 f/1.2-16
Number of Aperture Blades 9 9
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 17.6 oz  (500g) 42.2 oz  (1196.3g)
Actual Weight 17.5 oz  (497g) 42 oz  (1190g)
Lens Hood Weight 2.5 oz  (70g)
In-Use Weight 44.5 oz  (1260g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.07 x 3.56”  (78 x 90.5mm) 4.1 x 4.6”  (104.14 x 116.84mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.07 x 3.84”  (78 x 97.6mm) 4.06 x 4.89”  (103.1 x 124.2mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 4.94”  (125.4mm) 4.89”  (124.2mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y Y / N
Focus Extension Length 1.09”  (27.8mm)
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 4.46 x 2.83”  (113.3 x 71.8mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 7.45 - 7.45”  (189.2 - 189.2mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.8”  (20.4mm) 0.8”  (20.2mm)
Filter Size 67mm  UV ► CP ► 82mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type STM USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 1080° 360°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges Y /
Full
1.1-1.6' (0.35-0.5m)
1.6' (0.5m) - ∞
Y /
Full
4.92' (1.5m) - ∞
Distance Scale? / Type N N
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 13.78”  (350mm) 33.46”  (850mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 13.5”  (343mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.50x 0.12x
 
Features  
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? N / ET-77 Buy ► Y / ET-89 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N Y /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 5 / N
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? N / LP-1216 Buy ► Y / LP1424 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 85mm = 9.66' 85mm = 9.98'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 85mm = 2944mm 85mm = 3043mm
 
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