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Canon RF 70-200mm F4L IS USM

Capture the world with L-series quality from a compact, lightweight telephoto zoom.

Travelling light

See how Canon ambassador Lucia Griggi used the RF 70-200mm F4L IS USM to document a trip to the Scottish Highlands.
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Compact, light and portable

Ideal for travel, sports and wildlife thanks to its compact size and light weight, the RF 70-200mm F4L IS USM has pro features in a small size and won’t take up much room in a kit bag.
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Pro grade image quality

As well as Air Sphere Coating, four UD lenses correct aberrations while a 9-blade iris and constant F4 aperture give superb bokeh, even at its closest focus of 0.6m.
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Advanced stabilisation

Designed for stable handheld shooting, the Optical Image Stabilizer gives great confidence, with up to 5-stops available.
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Quiet, fast and precise AF

Dual Nano USM motors bring incredible new levels of rapid and silent continuous focusing, perfect for stills or video.
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No compromise construction

This L-series lens features weather-sealing and fluorine coatings to guard against dust and water, plus heat resistant paint to reflect heat in sunny conditions.
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A lens for every occasion

Astoundingly sharp with beautiful rich images, the RF 70-200mm F4L IS USM gives you the freedom to compose your perfect shot.

Specifications

  • F4 constant maximum aperture

    For great performance in everyday situations

  • Dual Nano USM

    For smooth, fast and near silent continuous focusing

  • UD elements and ASC coatings

    For exceptionally sharp, high contrast images

  • 5-stop Optical Image Stabilizer

    Exceptional stability in the lowest of light levels

  • Dust and water resistant seals

    Offering weather resistance and durability

  • Lens Control Ring

    Change settings while still viewing the subject

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What’s in the box

  • RF 70-200mm F4L IS USM

  • Lens Cap E-77 II

  • Lens Hood ET-83G (WIII)

  • Lens Dust Cap RF

  • Soft pouch LP1319

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Comparison

Mount

RF

EF

RF

Lens construction (elements/groups)

16/11

20/15

17/13

Special glass

4 x UD elements

1 x Fluorite, 2 x UD elements

1 x Super UD,
4 x UD,
2 x GMo Aspheric elements (one being one of the UD elements)

Special coating

ASC, fluorine coating

Fluorine coating

SWC, fluorine coating

No. of diaphragm blades

9

9

9

Minimum aperture

f/32

f/32

f/32

Minimum focussing distance

0.6m

1m

0.70m

Maximum magnification

0.28x

0.27x

0.23x

Optical IS (CIPA standard correction effect)

5-stops

5-stops

5-stops

AF actuator

Dual Nano USM

Ring USM

Dual Nano USM

Dust/moisture resistance

Supported

Supported

Supported

Filter diameter

77mm

72mm

77mm

Max. diameter x Min. length

83.5 x 119mm (retracted)

80 x 176mm (fixed length)

89.9 x 146mm (retracted)

Weight

Approx. 695g

Approx. 780g
(excluding tripd mount)

Approx. 1,070g
(excluding tripod mount)

Extender Compatiblity

Not compatible

EF 1.4x III / EF 2x III

Not compatible

Tripod Mout Ring

Not compatible

A II (W II) (optional)

E (WIII) (supplied)

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