Is the new Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II worth $1300 more than a good used mark I?

Started Nov 13, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Yes, if you shoot wide-open

Dave Seeley wrote:

XeroJay wrote:

Also if you shoot with the 5D3 or 1DX, you will have a tighter threshold for AF accuracy/consistency.

Is there info on enhanced accuracy and consistency on the web - didn't see it mentioned on the Canon site....

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Yes, see groups A and B on pages 76 and 77 of the 1Dx manual.

The EF 24-70mm f/2.8L lens has 1 Dual cross-type AF point.

The EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II lens has 5 Dual cross-type AF point.

The EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II lens with the 4 extra dual cross-type AF points will provide improved accuracy on Canon EF mount cameras.

Walter Sr

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