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Canon EF 75-300mm f4.0-5.6 III vs Canon EF 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS USM

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Canon EF 75-300mm f4.0-5.6 III vs Canon EF 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS USMto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Canon 75-300mm f4.0-5.6 III Top Features

  • 75-300mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 480g.
  • Diameter: 71mm
  • Length: 122mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.5m
  • Max Magnification:0.25x

Canon EF 75-300mm f4.0-5.6 III

Canon 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS USM Top Features

  • 70-300mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 630g.
  • Diameter: 77mm
  • Length: 143mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.5m
  • Max Magnification:0.26x

Canon EF 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS USM

Our Winner: Canon EF 75-300mm f4.0-5.6 III over Canon EF 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS USM

Weight 480g vs 630g
Diameter 71mm vs 77mm
Length 122mm vs 143mm

Pros Of Canon EF 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS USM over Canon EF 75-300mm f4.0-5.6 III
Focal Length – Wide 70mm vs 75mm
Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Optical Zoom 4.30x vs 4.00x
Diaphgragm Blades 8 vs 7
Max Magnification 0.26x vs 0.25x

Canon 75-300mm f4.0-5.6 III vs Canon 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS USM Specs Table

General Canon 75-300mm f4.0-5.6 III Canon 70-300mm f4-5.6 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 75-300mm 70-300mm
Image Stabilization No Yes
Colour Black Unknown
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom No
Zoom Lock No Yes
Zoom Ratio 4.0X 4.3X
Aperture
Max Aperture F4.0 – F5.6 F4.0 – F5.6
Min Aperture F32.0 – F45.0 F32.0 – F45.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 7 8
Optics
Optical Elements 13 15
Optical Groups 9 10
Special Elements unknown 1 UD glass element
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 1.5m 1.5m
Max Magnification 0.25X 0.26X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micromotor Micro-type ultrasonic
Full Time Manual No No
Focus Method Extending front Extending front
Distance Scale No No
DoF Scale No No
Distance Scale No No
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 480g 630g
Diameter 71mm 77mm
Length 122mm 143mm
Materials Plastic barrel, metal mount Plastic barrel, metal mount
Weather Sealing No No
Filter Thread 58mm 58mm
Filter Notes rotates on focusing
Hood Supplied Unknown No
Hood Code ET-60 ET-65B
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories Soft Case LP1019 Lens hood ET-65B Soft case LP1222
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