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Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L USM vs Tamron SP 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L USM vs Tamron SP 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USDto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Canon 70-200mm f2.8L USM Top Features

  • 70-200mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 77mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 1310g.
  • Diameter: 85mm
  • Length: 194mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.5m
  • Max Magnification:0.16x

Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L USM

Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 VC USD Top Features

  • 70-200mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Weather Sealed
  • Filter Thread: 77mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 1470g.
  • Diameter: 86mm
  • Length: 197mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.3m
  • Max Magnification:0.13x

Tamron SP 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD

Our Winner: Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L USM over Tamron SP 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD

Weight 1310g vs 1470g
Diameter 85mm vs 86mm
Length 194mm vs 197mm
Max Magnification 0.16x vs 0.13x

Pros Of Tamron SP 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD over Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L USM
Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 8
Weather Sealing Yes vs No
Minimum Focus Distance 1.3m vs 1.5m

Canon 70-200mm f2.8L USM vs Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 VC USD Specs Table

General Canon 70-200mm f2.8L USM Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 VC USD
Brand Canon Tamron
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
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Lens Type Telephoto Zoom Telephoto Zoom
Lens Mount Canon EF Canon EF
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 70-200mm 70-200mm
Image Stabilization No Yes
Colour Grey and Black Black
Zoom Method Rotary (internal) Rotary (internal)
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock Unknown Unknown
Zoom Ratio 2.9X 2.9X
Aperture
Max Aperture F2.8 F2.8
Min Aperture F32.0 F32.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 8 9
Optics
Optical Elements 18 23
Optical Groups 15 17
Special Elements 4 UD-glass elements unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 1.5m 1.3m
Max Magnification 0.16X 0.13X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Ultrasonic Ultrasonic
Full Time Manual Yes Yes
Focus Method Internal Internal
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Yes Unknown
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 1310g 1470g
Diameter 85mm 86mm
Length 194mm 197mm
Materials Metal barrel, metal mount Unknown
Weather Sealing Unknown Yes
Filter Thread 77mm 77mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied Unknown Yes
Hood Code ET-83II Unknown
Tripod Collar Yes Yes
Optional Accessories Hard Case LH-D24B Soft Case LZ1324
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