Canon’s EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM weather-resistant and rugged magnesium housing L-series lens gets gold award from Dpreview.
The super telephoto zoom lens achieves a 90% and gets gold award from Dpreview. The best in class for sharpness, AF performance, image stabilization, close focusing and build quality pointed out by the reviewer.
The compact, high-performance L-series supertele zoom lens that is ideally suited for sports and wildlife photography has a price tag for $2,199.
They have covered almost everything in their review. The Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L II review includes design and operation, test results for both full frame and aps-c sized sensors, features explained and image quality for the prime lens. See their conclusion below.
Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L II Lens Gets Gold Award
From Dpreview conclusion:
The Canon 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 IS USM Mark II has been worth waiting for, now with unrivalled all-round telezoom versatility. It rates best in class for sharpness, AF performance, image stabilization, close focusing and build quality. Canon has done a very thorough job and it’s still good value, too.
The lens features inner focusing system with a closer focus range, new lens coating to reduce flaring and ghosting, improved Bokeh and a more advanced optical stabilizer.
- EF Mount L-Series Lens/Full-Frame Format
- One Fluorite and One Super UD Element
- Air Sphere and Fluorine Lens Coatings
- Ring-Type USM AF Motor, Internal Focus
- Optical Image Stabilizer with 3 Modes
- Rotating Zoom Ring & Torque Adjustment
- Weather-Sealed Design
- Detachable, Rotatable Tripod Collar
- Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm