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Canon EF 70-200mm f4.0L USM vs Canon EF 70-200mm f4L IS USM

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Canon EF 70-200mm f4.0L USM vs Canon EF 70-200mm f4L IS USMto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Canon 70-200mm f4.0L USM Top Features

  • 70-200mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 67mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 705g.
  • Diameter: 76mm
  • Length: 172mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.2m
  • Max Magnification:0.21x

Canon EF 70-200mm f4.0L USM

Canon 70-200mm f4L IS USM Top Features

  • 70-200mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Weather Sealed
  • Filter Thread: 67mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 760g.
  • Diameter: 76mm
  • Length: 172mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.2m
  • Max Magnification:0.21x

Canon EF 70-200mm f4L IS USM

Our Winner: Canon EF 70-200mm f4.0L USM over Canon EF 70-200mm f4L IS USM

Depth-of-Field Scale Yes vs No
Weight 705g vs 760g

Pros Of Canon EF 70-200mm f4L IS USM over Canon EF 70-200mm f4.0L USM
Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Weather Sealing Yes vs No

Canon 70-200mm f4.0L USM vs Canon 70-200mm f4L IS USM Specs Table

General Canon 70-200mm f4.0L USM Canon 70-200mm f4L IS USM
Brand Canon Canon
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 Unknown
Zoom Method Rotary (internal) Rotary (internal)
Power Zoom No
Zoom Lock Unknown No
Zoom Ratio 2.9X 2.9X
Aperture
Max Aperture F4.0 F4.0
Min Aperture F32.0 F32.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 8 8
Optics
Optical Elements 16 20
Optical Groups 13 15
Special Elements unknown 1 fluorite element 2 UD glass elements
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 1.2m 1.2m
Max Magnification 0.21X 0.21X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Ring-type ultrasonic Ring-type ultrasonic
Full Time Manual Yes Yes
Focus Method Internal Internal
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Yes No
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Yes, 3m – infinity
Physical Specs
Weight 705g 760g
Diameter 76mm 76mm
Length 172mm 172mm
Materials Metal barrel, metal mount metal barrel, metal mount
Weather Sealing Unknown Yes
Filter Thread 67mm 67mm
Filter Notes circular polarizing filter can be attached and used without difficulty as the front lens element does not rotate during focusing does not rotate on focusing
Hood Supplied Unknown Yes
Hood Code ET-74 ET-74
Tripod Collar Unknown Unknown
Optional Accessories Soft Case LZ1224 Tripod collar Soft case LP1224
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