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World's shortest* and lightest* 70-200mm f/4 interchangeable lens for SLR and mirrorless cameras

The RF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM provides excellent portability for highly mobile shooting. Take delight in the light weight design of the RF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM, which weighs in at 695g and how easily it can be stored in a bag while the lens is still attached to the camera.

  • Quickly focus and track fast-moving subjects

    The RF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM has two Nano USM focus motors to achieve high-speed, highly accurate focusing across the entire focal range no matter whether you are shooting stills or video.

  • High image quality of an L-Series lens

    Get the high image quality of a Professional L-Series lens, with the additional advantages of compact size and weight. The RF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM features the lens control ring, which is unique to Canon’s RF lenses. This feature offers customisable control over shutter speed, ISO or exposure compensation.

High image quality across the entire zoom range
Image of waterfalls shot using RF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM telephoto lens

Even with its compact size, the RF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM does not compromise on image quality. Taking advantage of the large diameter mount and short back focus, chromatic aberration is corrected over the entire zoom range. The lens configuration is arranged to help you achieve beautiful circular bokeh in your images.

  • Image of night time shot using RF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM telephoto lens
    Shoot amazing footage handheld in even in dark settings

    When mounted on an EOS R5 or EOS R6, the RF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM achieves a maximum Image Stabilization (IS) of 7.5 stops. The camera and lens combined IS corrects shake more accurately, which is handy when shooting videos while in motion.

  • Image of flowers shot using RF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM telephoto lens
    Take incredible close-up photos even with a telephoto zoom

    The minimum focusing distance of the RF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM has dramatically shortened from 1m to 0.6m, expanding your photography options. Get better image quality during close-up shooting.

“The RF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM represents a wise choice for photographers who don’t need the one-stop advantage the f/2.8L lens provides as well as those looking for a more portable lens for hand-held shooting.”

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The world's shortest and lightest interchangeable lens with a focal length of 70-200mm f/4 for interchangeable lens cameras (SLR cameras and mirrorless cameras). As of November 3, 2020. Based on Canon's research.