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Manufacturer CanonNikon NikkorSigmaSonyTamron
Model EF 24-70 mm f/2.8L II USMAF-S 24-70 mm f/2.8G ED24-70 mm f/2.8 EX DG HSMCarl Zeiss Vario Sonnar 24-70 mm f/2.8 T* SSMSP 24-70 mm f/2.8 Di VC USD
Lenst style Universal zoom Universal zoom Universal zoom Universal zoom Universal zoom
Focal length 24 - 70 mm 24 - 70 mm 24 - 70 mm 24 - 70 mm 24 - 70 mm
Maximum aperture f/2.8 f/2.8 f/2.8 f/2.8 f/2.8
Angle of view 84 - 34 o 84 - 34.3 o 84.1 - 34.3 o 84 - 34.3 o 84 - 34.3 o
Closest focusing distance 0.38 m 0.38 m 0.38 m 0.34 m 0.38 m
Maximum magnification 1:4.7 1:3.7 5.3 1:4 1:5
Minimum aperture 22 22 22 22 22
Diaphragm blades 9 9 9 9 9
Auto focus type USM SWM HSM SSM USD
Lens Construction 18 elements / 13 group 15 elements / 11 group 14 elements / 12 group 17 elements / 13 group 17 elements / 12 group
Filter diameter 82 mm 77 mm 82 mm 77 mm 82 mm
Macro Yes/No No No No No No
Stabilization No No No No Yes
Available mounts Canon EF Nikon F Canon EF
Nikon F
Sony A / Minolta
Sigma
Pentax K
Sony A / Minolta Canon EF
Nikon F
Sony A / Minolta
Dimensions 113 x 88.5 mm 133 x 83 mm 94.7 x 88.6 mm 111 x 83 mm 108.5 x 88.2 mm
Weight 805 g 900 g 790 g 955 g 825 g
Additional information 1 Super UD lens element and 2 UD lens elements, 2 types of aspherical lense
Sealed against dust and moisture.
3 ED glass elements, 3 aspherical lenses and one Nano Crystal Coat. Anounced: Aug. 2007 1 ELD, 2 SLD and 3 aspherical elements. Super Multi Layer Coating. Anounced: Sept. 2008. 2 ED elements, 2 aspherical lenses, T* coating.
Anounced: January 2008.
Announced 06.02.2012
3 LD lenses
3 aspherical lenses
2 XR lenses

No VR in Sony A version
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