Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L vs EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II Comparison

Here’s the RF 24-70mm f/2.8L vs EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II comparison. Many Canon EOS R system mirrorless camera users wonder whether they should replace their EF lenses with RF versions or use EF lenses with the adapter?

Let’s take a look at the differences between the RF 24-70mm f/2.8L and the EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II lenses.

Todd Dominey compares and wants to find out if there is any difference between the Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L and the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II. From his verdict :

Is there a qualitative difference between the RF 24-70 and the decade-old EF 24-70 II? I was curious to find out, so I photographed the world’s largest junkyard of vintage cars (~4500 rusting vehicles across six miles) using both lenses on the Canon EOS R5.

The Canon RF 24-70 F2.8L IS USM is a standard zoom lens for the company’s full-frame mirrorless system. It has a whopping 21 elements, including 3 aspherical and 3 UD elements. It uses a Nano USM motor to drive the focus group quickly and quietly. The minimum focus distance of the lens is 21cm at wide-angle and 38cm at telephoto. The 24-70’s image stabilizer can reduce shake by up to 5 stops, according to Canon. The lens weighs in at 900 grams and, like all ‘L’ lenses, is rugged and weather-sealed.

Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens: $2,299 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Complete List of Canon RF Lenses | Canon RF Lens Roadmap for 2021 

Join the Canon Camera Users Group to share your Canon photography, ask and answer questions that arise and help each others!

Read more Canon Rumors and get latest Canon News.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *