Full Version: Canon RF 70-200mm f4 L IS USM as compact as its f2.8 sibling
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Canon did the same with the f4 version as they did with the f2.8 version: make it small by making it extendable. No doubt this also will introduce widening focus breathing...

Nice and compact at least. One can't have everything...
Wonder what the filter size is? (To get better understanding of the size).
(10-31-2020, 06:09 PM)Rover Wrote: [ -> ]Wonder what the filter size is? (To get better understanding of the size).
It is slightly smaller than the RF 24-105 F/4L IS, and slightly bigger than the RF 24-70 F/2.8L IS. Actually right in-between.

HTH, kind regards, Wim
Canon 70-200F4 was as sharp as a zoom could be, it should be a challenge to canon to design a compact zoom with same capabilities.
I guess the EF version will be the main competitor especially it is reasonably affordable
Quite nice I'd say.
If the new ET-83G (or was it H) hood is for this one, then it's probably 77mm. Historically all the E*-83* hoods were for lenses with 77mm filter thread, and hilariously enough, they're all cross-compatible so ever since losing the hood for my 100-400 I'm using the one from 24/1.4 II on it, and it fits...

But 77mm filter thread for a 70-200/4 lens is a bit on the large side whereas all the other lenses had 67mm filter threads until the previous Canon and then the Panasonic...
The RF 70-200/2.8L IS costs USD2700. I reckon this one will be around 1800 then ...
RF 70-200mm f4 L IS USM compared to RF 70-200mm f2.8 L IS USM:
Odd how they keep swapping the three rings around all the time.
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