Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L II Lens Gets Gold Award

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

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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