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Compare Canon EF 600mm F4L IS III vs Canon RF 1200mm F8L

Reviews

Neo score
52%
84%
Pros
  • Great autofocus
  • Superb sharpness
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Compatible with teleconverters
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Mind-boggling reach
Cons
  • Large and heavy
  • Very expensive
  • Very special focal length
  • Dark maximum aperture

Price

MSRP
12999 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
9 blades, rounded blades
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Prime Lens
Super Telephoto Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Tripod collar
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount
Canon RF-mount
Material
Magnesium alloy
Motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Ring-type ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
17 elements
26 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
13 groups
18 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
Super UD + fluorite elements, Air Sphere + Super Spectra + fluorine coatings groups
2 Fluorite, 1 Super UD Lenses, 1 UD (Ultra-low Dispersion) groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
52 mm / 2.05 in
52 mm / 2.05 in
Size | Diameter
168 mm / 6.61 in
168 mm / 6.61 in
Size | Length
448 mm / 17.64 in
537 mm / 21.14 in
Weight
3050 g / 107.77 oz
3340 g / 118.02 oz

Function

Angle Of View
4.1° Diagonal | 3.4° Horizontal | 2.3° Vertical
2.1° Diagonal | 1.7° Horizontal | 1.1° Vertical
Aperture
f/4 ~ f/32
f/8 ~ f/64
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
600 mm
1200 mm
Focus Type
Rear
Image Stabilization
Yes (5 stops)
Yes (4 stops)
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
0.15x
0.29x
Min Focus Distance
150 mm / 5.91 in
4300 mm / 169.29 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens Hood: ET-160 (supplied), ET-160B Short hood
Debut
2018-09-05
2022-02-24
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