Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM Telephoto Zoom Lens (for Canon SLR Cameras) comparison

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Price $709 to $709 at 7 stores $1,349 to $1,729 at 3 stores $1,950 at 1 store $1,199 at 4 stores $649 to $1,599 at 7 stores
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Release date May 02, 2003 November 15, 2006 May 02, 2003 March 22, 2013 December 08, 2010
The Bottom Line The Canon EF 70-200mm f4 IS USM L lens is a professional grade 70-200mm lens without the size and heft, as well as price, as found in f2.8 versions. Versatile, sturdy, and built with high-quality optics, the Sigma APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM offers a good value, although it's not exactly cheap.

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Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
1
1
Lens Aperture F/4.0
F/4.0
F/2.8
F/2.8
F/4.0-5.6
Special Functions Zoom
Tele
Zoom
Tele
Zoom
Tele
Zoom
Tele
Zoom
Intended For Digital SLR
Digital SLR
Digital SLR
35mm SLR
Digital SLR
35mm SLR
Digital SLR
Optical Zoom 2.9 x
2.9 x
2.9 x
2.9 x
4.3 x
Length 6.8 in
7 in
7.8 in
7.8 in
6 in
Lens Construction 13 group(s) / 16 element(s)
13 group(s) / 16 element(s)
18 group(s) / 23 element(s)
17 group(s) / 22 element(s)
14 group(s) / 19 element(s)
Focal Length 70 mm - 200 mm
70 mm - 200 mm
70 mm - 200 mm
70 mm - 200 mm
70 mm - 300 mm
Lens System Zoom lens
Telephoto zoom lens
Telephoto zoom lens
Telephoto zoom lens
Telephoto zoom lens
Weight 24.9 oz
1.5 lbs
51.8 oz
3.2 lbs
2.3 lbs
Product Description Canon EF Zoom lens - 70 mm - 200 mm
Canon EF Telephoto zoom lens - 70 mm - 200 mm
Canon Telephoto zoom lens - 70 mm - 200 mm
Sigma EX Telephoto zoom lens - 70 mm - 200 mm
Canon EF Telephoto zoom lens - 70 mm - 300 mm
Mounting Type Canon EF
Canon EF
Canon EF
Info unavailable Canon EF
Filter Size 67 mm
67 mm
77 mm
77 mm
67 mm
Manufacturer Warranty Info unavailable Info unavailable 1 year warranty
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Focus Adjustment Manual
Automatic
Manual
Automatic
Manual
Automatic
Manual
Automatic
Manual
Automatic
Localization English
Info unavailable English
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Min Focus Range 4 ft
4 ft
4.6 ft
4.6 ft
4 ft
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