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

  • 70-300mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Weather Sealed
  • Filter Thread: 67mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 1050g.
  • Diameter: 89mm
  • Length: 143mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.2m
  • Max Magnification:0.21x

Canon EF 70-300mm f4-5.6L IS USM

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

Weight 480g vs 1050g
Diameter 71mm vs 89mm
Length 122mm vs 143mm
Filter Thread 58mm vs 67mm
Max Magnification 0.25x vs 0.21x

Pros Of Canon EF 70-300mm f4-5.6L 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
Focus Type Internal Focusing vs Extending front
Distance Scale Yes vs No
Weather Sealing Yes vs No
Minimum Focus Distance 1.2m vs 1.5m

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

General Canon 75-300mm f4.0-5.6 III Canon 70-300mm f4-5.6L 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 Grey
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom No 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 19
Optical Groups 9 14
Special Elements unknown 2 UD glass elements
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 1.5m 1.2m
Max Magnification 0.25X 0.21X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micromotor Ring-type ultrasonic
Full Time Manual No Yes
Focus Method Extending front Internal
Distance Scale No Yes
DoF Scale No No
Distance Scale No Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 480g 1050g
Diameter 71mm 89mm
Length 122mm 143mm
Materials Plastic barrel, metal mount Metal barrel, metal mount
Weather Sealing No Yes
Filter Thread 58mm 67mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied Unknown Yes
Hood Code ET-60 ET-73B
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories Soft Case LP1019
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