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Canon EF 85mm f1.8 USM vs Tamron SP 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD Macro

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Canon EF 85mm f1.8 USM vs Tamron SP 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD Macroto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Canon 85mm f1.8 USM Top Features

  • 85mm Focal Range
  • F1.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 425g.
  • Diameter: 75mm
  • Length: 72mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.85m
  • Max Magnification:0.13x

Canon EF 85mm f1.8 USM

Tamron 90mm F2.8 VC Macro Top Features

  • 90mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Weather Sealed
  • Filter Thread: 62mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 609g.
  • Diameter: 79mm
  • Length: 117mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.3m
  • Max Magnification:1x

Tamron SP 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD Macro

Our Winner: Canon EF 85mm f1.8 USM over Tamron SP 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD Macro

Focal Length – Wide 85mm vs 90mm
Max Aperture – Wide 1.8 vs 2.8
Max Aperture – Tele 1.8 vs 2.8
Distance Scale Yes vs No
Depth-of-Field Scale Yes vs No
Weight 425g vs 609g
Diameter 75mm vs 79mm
Length 72mm vs 117mm
Filter Thread 58mm vs 62mm

Pros Of Tamron SP 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD Macro over Canon EF 85mm f1.8 USM
Focal Length – Tele 90mm vs 85mm
Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 8
Weather Sealing Yes vs No
Minimum Focus Distance 0.3m vs 0.85m
Max Magnification 1x vs 0.13x