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Compare Canon RF 800mm F5.6L vs Canon RF 1200mm F8L

Reviews

Neo score
90%
84%
Pros
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Superb build quality
  • Very fast autofocus
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Mind-boggling reach
Cons
  • Too expensive
  • Very special focal length
  • Dark maximum aperture

Price

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Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades, Rounded blades
9 blades, rounded blades
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Prime Lens
Super Telephoto Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Tripod collar
Tripod collar
Lens Mount
Canon RF-mount
Canon RF-mount
Motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Ring-type ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
26 elements
26 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
18 groups
18 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
2 Fluorite, 1 Super UD, 1 UD (Ultra-low Dispersion). 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
163 mm / 6.42 in
168 mm / 6.61 in
Size | Length
432 mm / 17.01 in
537 mm / 21.14 in
Weight
3140 g / 110.95 oz
3340 g / 118.02 oz

Function

Angle Of View
3.1° Diagonal | 2.6° Horizontal | 1.7° Vertical
2.1° Diagonal | 1.7° Horizontal | 1.1° Vertical
Aperture
f/5.6 ~ f/64
f/8 ~ f/64
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
800 mm
1200 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes (4 stops)
Yes (4 stops)
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
0.34x
0.29x
Min Focus Distance
2600 mm / 102.36 in
4300 mm / 169.29 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: ET-155 (supplied), Short lens hood (ET-155B)
Lens Hood: ET-160 (supplied), ET-160B Short hood
Debut
2022-02-24
2022-02-24
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