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Tamron SP 24-70mm F2.8 Di VC USD vs Canon EF 28-80mm f3.5-5.6 II

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Tamron SP 24-70mm F2.8 Di VC USD vs Canon EF 28-80mm f3.5-5.6 IIto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 VC USD Top Features

  • 24-70mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Weather Sealed
  • Filter Thread: 82mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 825g.
  • Diameter: 88mm
  • Length: 117mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.38m
  • Max Magnification:0.21x

Tamron SP 24-70mm F2.8 Di VC USD

Canon 28-80mm f3.5-5.6 II Top Features

  • 28-80mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 220g.
  • Diameter: 67mm
  • Length: 71mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.38m
  • Max Magnification:0.26x

Canon EF 28-80mm f3.5-5.6 II

Our Winner: Tamron SP 24-70mm F2.8 Di VC USD over Canon EF 28-80mm f3.5-5.6 II

Focal Length – Wide 24mm vs 28mm
Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Max Aperture – Wide 2.8 vs 3.5
Max Aperture – Tele 2.8 vs 5.6
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 5
Focus Type Internal Focusing vs Extending front
Distance Scale Yes vs No
Weather Sealing Yes vs No

Pros Of Canon EF 28-80mm f3.5-5.6 II over Tamron SP 24-70mm F2.8 Di VC USD
Focal Length – Tele 80mm vs 70mm
Weight 220g vs 825g
Diameter 67mm vs 88mm
Length 71mm vs 117mm
Filter Thread 58mm vs 82mm
Max Magnification 0.26x vs 0.21x

Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 VC USD vs Canon 28-80mm f3.5-5.6 II Specs Table

General Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 VC USD Canon 28-80mm f3.5-5.6 II
Brand Tamron Canon
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
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Lens Type Standard Zoom Standard Zoom
Lens Mount Canon EF Canon EF
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 24-70mm 28-80mm
Image Stabilization Yes No
Colour Black Black
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock Yes No
Zoom Ratio 2.9X 2.9X
Aperture
Max Aperture F2.8 F3.5 – F5.6
Min Aperture F22.0 F22.0 – F38.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 9 5
Optics
Optical Elements 17 10
Optical Groups 12 10
Special Elements 3 LD (Low Dispersion) elements, 2 XR (Extra Refractive Index) elements, 3 glass molded aspheric elements , 1 hybrid aspherical element unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.38m 0.38m
Max Magnification 0.21X 0.26X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Ultrasonic Micromotor
Full Time Manual Yes No
Focus Method Internal Extending front
Distance Scale Yes No
DoF Scale No No
Distance Scale Yes No
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 825g 220g
Diameter 88mm 67mm
Length 117mm 71mm
Materials Unknown Plastic barrel, plastic mount
Weather Sealing Yes No
Filter Thread 82mm 58mm
Filter Notes Does not rotate on focusing
Hood Supplied Yes Unknown
Hood Code HA007 EW-60C
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories Soft Case LP814
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