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comparison of telephoto zoom lenses

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image stabilised pro zooms

Olympus mZD 40-150mm Olympus ZD 50-200mm SWD Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 IS L Canon 100-400mm L IS II Nikkor 80-400mm VR Nikkor 200-400mm VR Canon 70-300mm DO IS Olympus ZD 90-250mm f/2.8
focal length reach in 35mm terms 80-300mm 100-400mm 70-200mm FF 91-260mm 1D 112-320mm APS-C 100-400mm FF 130-520mm 1D 80-400mm FF 120-600mm DX 200-400mm FF 300-600mm DX 70-300mm FF 91-390mm 1D 112-480mm APS-C 180-500mm
aperturef/2.8 f/2.8-3.5 f/2.8 f/4.5-5.6 f/4.5-5.6 f/4 f/4-5.6 f/2.8
fast CDAF, eye detect AF YES NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
weight0.88kg 1kg w/o tripod mount 1.57kg 1.64kg 1.36kg 3.275kg 0.72kg 3.27kg
length160mm 157mm 197mm 193mm 171mm 358mm 100mm 276mm
filter size 72mm 67mm 77mm 77mm 77mm 52mm rear 58mm 105mm
colorblack black white white black black black black
close focus0.7m 1.2m (0.42x macro) 1.4m (1.2m vII) 1m 2.3m 2m 1.4m 2.5m
weatherproofyes yes yes partly no? yes no yes
aperture blades9 circular 9 circular 8 9 circular 6 circular 9 circular
internal focus yes yes yes yes yes yes
zoom mechanism  rotate rotate, lens extends on zoom rotate rotate, lens extends on zoom rotate rotate rotate rotate
RRP  $A1499 $A1299 $A3395 $US2199 $A2470 $A2299
image stabiliser5-axis 5EV IBIS 5-axis 5EV IBIS optical 2-3EV (4EV vII) optical 4EV optical 3EV optical 2-3EV optical 2-3EV 5-axis 5EV IBIS
will it fit mounted to pro camera in a 24cm deep shoulder bagYES YES NO needs 28cm deep bag No needs 27cm deep bag No needs 25cm bag NO CHANCE, needs 43cm deep bag YES, easily, but this is only a f/5.6 lens No chance, needs 35cm deep bag
AF at max. telephoto with 1.4x TC? YES, = 420mm f/4 YES, = 560mm f/4.9 YES, f/4.0 yes centre only, f/8 maybe, f/8 but image quality? YES, f/5.6 maybe, f/8 but image quality? YES, f/4.0
AF at max. telephoto with 2.0x TC?  No TC as yet YES, = 800mm f/7, hand-holdable at 1/200th sec YES 640mm f/5.6 on APS-C but image quality? No  No  maybe f/8 but image quality? No  YES =1000mm f/5.6
photo/lensestelezoom.txt · Last modified: 2015/09/14 11:57 by gary1