Canon EF 24-70 f/2.8L Version 1 vs Version 2

Canon EF 24-70 f/2.8L Version 1 vs Version 2

A quick comparison
Below is a quick spec and MTF comparison between the Canon EF 24-70 f/2.8L Version 1 & Version 2.

We’re still waiting for an official price on the lens. I do expect a big bump in price.

Version 1

Focal Length & Maximum Aperture 24-70mm 1:2.8
Lens Construction 16 elements in 13 groups
Diagonal Angle of View 84° – 34°
Focus Adjustment Front-focusing method
Closest Focusing Distance 0.38m/1.25 ft.
Zoom System Rotating Type
Filter Size 77mm
Max. Diameter x Length, Weight 3.3″ x 4.9″, 2.1 lbs. / 83.2mm x 123.5mm, 950g

Canon EF 24-70 f/2.8L MTF

Version 2

Focal Length & Maximum Aperture 24-70mm, 1:2.8
Lens Construction 18 elements in 13 groups
Diagonal Angle of View 84° – 34°
Focus Adjustment Inner-focusing with USM
Closest Focusing Distance 0.38m/1.25 ft.
Zoom System Rotating Type
Filter Size 82mm
Max. Diameter x Length, Weight 3.5 x 4.4 in., 28.4 oz. / 88.5 x 113mm, 805g

Canon EF 24-70 f/2.8L II MTF Chart

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