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Canon EF 75-300mm f4.0-5.6 IS USM vs Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD

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 IS USM vs Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USDto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Canon 75-300mm f4.0-5.6 IS USM Top Features

  • 75-300mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 650g.
  • Diameter: 79mm
  • Length: 138mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.5m
  • Max Magnification:0.26x

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

Tamron 70-300mm f4-5.6 VC USD Top Features

  • 70-300mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 62mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 765g.
  • Diameter: 82mm
  • Length: 143mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.5m
  • Max Magnification:0.25x

Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD

Our Winner: Canon EF 75-300mm f4.0-5.6 IS USM over Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD

Weight 650g vs 765g
Diameter 79mm vs 82mm
Length 138mm vs 143mm
Filter Thread 58mm vs 62mm
Max Magnification 0.26x vs 0.25x

Pros Of Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD over Canon EF 75-300mm f4.0-5.6 IS USM
Focal Length – Wide 70mm vs 75mm
Optical Zoom 4.30x vs 4.00x
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 8
Focus Type Internal Focusing vs Extending front
Distance Scale Yes vs No

Cons Of Canon EF 75-300mm f4.0-5.6 IS USM and Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD
Internal Zoom No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Canon 75-300mm f4.0-5.6 IS USM vs Tamron 70-300mm f4-5.6 VC USD All Features

General Canon 75-300mm f4.0-5.6 IS USM Tamron 70-300mm f4-5.6 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 75-300mm 70-300mm
Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Colour Black Black
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock No No
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 8 9
Optics
Optical Elements 15 17
Optical Groups 10 12
Special Elements unknown 1 LD glass element 1 XLD glass element
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 1.5m 1.5m
Max Magnification 0.26X 0.25X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micro-type ultrasonic 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 650g 765g
Diameter 79mm 82mm
Length 138mm 143mm
Materials Plastic barrel, metal mount Plastic barrel, metal mount
Weather Sealing No No
Filter Thread 58mm 62mm
Filter Notes Does not rotate on focusing
Hood Supplied Unknown Yes
Hood Code ET-64II Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories Hard Case LH-D18B Soft Case LP1022
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