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Canon EF 24mm f1.4L II USM vs Canon EF 28mm f2.8 IS USM

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Canon EF 24mm f1.4L II USM vs Canon EF 28mm f2.8 IS USMto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Canon 24mm f1.4L II USM Top Features

  • 24mm Focal Range
  • F1.4 Max Aperture
  • Weather Sealed
  • Filter Thread: 77mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 650g.
  • Diameter: 94mm
  • Length: 87mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.25m
  • Max Magnification:0.17x

Canon EF 24mm f1.4L II USM

Canon 28mm f2.8 IS USM Top Features

  • 28mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 260g.
  • Diameter: 68mm
  • Length: 52mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.23m
  • Max Magnification:0.2x

Canon EF 28mm f2.8 IS USM

Our Winner: Canon EF 24mm f1.4L II USM over Canon EF 28mm f2.8 IS USM

Focal Length – Wide 24mm vs 28mm
Max Aperture – Wide 1.4 vs 2.8
Max Aperture – Tele 1.4 vs 2.8
Diaphgragm Blades 8 vs 7
Weather Sealing Yes vs No

Pros Of Canon EF 28mm f2.8 IS USM over Canon EF 24mm f1.4L II USM
Focal Length – Tele 28mm vs 24mm
Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Weight 260g vs 650g
Diameter 68mm vs 94mm
Length 52mm vs 87mm
Filter Thread 58mm vs 77mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.23m vs 0.25m
Max Magnification 0.2x vs 0.17x

Canon 24mm f1.4L II USM vs Canon 28mm f2.8 IS USM Specs Table

General Canon 24mm f1.4L II USM Canon 28mm f2.8 IS USM
Brand Canon Canon
Lens Type Prime Prime
Price CHECK PRICE CHECK PRICE
Lens Type Wideangle Prime Wideangle Prime
Lens Mount Canon EF Canon EF
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 24mm 28mm
Image Stabilization No Yes
Colour Black Black
Zoom Method No Zoom No Zoom
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock No No
Zoom Ratio 1.0X 1.0X
Aperture
Max Aperture F1.4 F2.8
Min Aperture F22.0 F22.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 8 7
Optics
Optical Elements 13 9
Optical Groups 10 7
Special Elements 2 High refraction glass elements 2 UD Lens Elements unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.25m 0.23m
Max Magnification 0.17X 0.2X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Ring-type ultrasonic Ring-type ultrasonic
Full Time Manual Yes Yes
Focus Method Internal Unit
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Yes Yes
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 650g 260g
Diameter 94mm 68mm
Length 87mm 52mm
Materials Metal barrel, metal mount Plastic barrel, metal mount
Weather Sealing Yes No
Filter Thread 77mm 58mm
Filter Notes Filter does not rotate on focus
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code EW-83K EW-65B
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories Soft Case LP1319
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