Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II Lens
Mechanical Design
The following features illustrate vital aspects of the new mechanical design for
the EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L II:
New design
Entirely New Barrel Design
  • Increases strength and durability while simultaneously reducing size and weight
Completely New Optical System
  • New zoom mechanism: lens length increases during zooming from wide to tele (previous 24-70 lens was the opposite)
  • Provides superior image quality throughout the zoom range
Zoom lock switch
Features a Zoom Lock Switch
  • Locks the zoom ring in its 24mm position
  • Ensures safe transport and storage
Durable construction
Weather Resistant Construction
  • Maintains reliable performance under even the harshest conditions
  • Provides users with confidence under highly demanding situations
Incredibly fast AF operation
Inner Focus System
  • Eliminates rotation of the front lens
  • Makes use of lens hoods and filters
    more suitable
  • Totally modern optical system moves
    only a small group of elements inside the
    lens for focus — lighter, smoother
    manual focus action, and faster, more
    positive AF operation

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