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Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD vs Canon EF 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD vs Canon EF 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USMto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

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: 35mm FF
  • 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

Canon 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM Top Features

  • 70-300mm Focal Range
  • F4.5 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 720g.
  • Diameter: 82mm
  • Length: 100mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.4m
  • Max Magnification:0.06x

Canon EF 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM

Our Winner: Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD over Canon EF 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM

Max Aperture – Wide 4 vs 4.5
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 6
Max Magnification 0.25x vs 0.06x

Pros Of Canon EF 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM over Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD
Depth-of-Field Scale Yes vs No
Weight 720g vs 765g
Length 100mm vs 143mm
Filter Thread 58mm vs 62mm
Minimum Focus Distance 1.4m vs 1.5m

Cons Of Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD and Canon EF 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM
Internal Zoom No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Tamron 70-300mm f4-5.6 VC USD vs Canon 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM All Features

General Tamron 70-300mm f4-5.6 VC USD Canon 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM
Brand Tamron 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 70-300mm 70-300mm
Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Colour Black Black
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock No Yes
Zoom Ratio 4.3X 4.3X
Aperture
Max Aperture F4.0 – F5.6 F4.5 – F5.6
Min Aperture F32.0 – F45.0 F32.0 – F38.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 9 6
Optics
Optical Elements 17 18
Optical Groups 12 12
Special Elements 1 LD glass element 1 XLD glass element 3 layer DO element lead free glass
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 1.5m 1.4m
Max Magnification 0.25X 0.06X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Ring-type ultrasonic Ring-type ultrasonic
Full Time Manual Yes Yes
Focus Method Internal Rear
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale No Yes
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 765g 720g
Diameter 82mm 82mm
Length 143mm 100mm
Materials Plastic barrel, metal mount Plastic barrel, metal mount
Weather Sealing No No
Filter Thread 62mm 58mm
Filter Notes Does not rotate on focusing
Hood Supplied Yes Unknown
Hood Code Unknown ET-65B
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories Soft Case LP1116
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