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EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM

The EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM is a lightweight, compact L Series telephoto zoom lens with Image Stabilizer. The optical Image Stabilization in the new EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM lens provides up to an incredible four stops of shake correction-a first for Canon IS lenses. The use of fluorite UD lens elements provides excellent optical performance in terms of resolution and contrast. These features, together with its water-and dust-proof construction, provide both the performance and portability to meet user demands.

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Print Specs

  • Focal Length 70mm – 200mm
  • Aperture Maximum: ƒ4
    Minimum: ƒ32
  • Angle of View 12° – 34°
  • Lens Construction 20 elements in 15 groups
  • Diaphragm Blades 8
  • Minimum Focusing Distance 1.2m (3.937')
  • Filter Size 67mm
  • Image Stabilization Yes
  • Autofocus Type AF with full-time manual
  • Weight 760g (1.68 lb)
  • MTF Chart

Reviewed by: Whatdigitalcamera
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM Review
We take a closer look at the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM and see if it can compete with its f/2.8 sibling When comparing the f/4 variety of this lens to the flagship f/2.8L version, in some ways this Canon f/4 lens is better designed. This is...
Read more: http://www.whatdigitalcamera.com/equipment/reviews/lenses/129530/1/canon-ef-70-200mm-f-4l-is-usm-review.html

Reviewed by: Pcmag
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM
The Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM ($1,349 direct) isn't as lauded as the company's f/2.8 IS lens with the same zoom range, but it's priced about $650 less, making it an attractive option for shooters who can live with a slower lens. It is similar in...
Read more: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2421583,00.asp

Reviewed by: Popphoto
Lens Test: Canon 70-200mm f/4L EF IS USM AF
Fairly lightweight for its size and construction, this lens balances well on midweight Canon DSLRs such as the EOS 30D, but is nose-heavy and ungainly on lightweights like the EOS Digital Rebel XTi. It has a very high level of fit and finish, with...
Read more: http://www.popphoto.com/gear/2008/12/lens-test-canon-70-200mm-f4l-ef-usm-af