Canon EF 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 IS USM vs. Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD

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Aug 10, 2010
 
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
35mm FF
35mm FF
75–300 mm
70–300 mm
Yes
Yes
Canon EF
Canon EF, Nikon F (FX), Sony/Minolta Alpha
 
F4–5.6
F4–5.6
F32–45
F32–45
No
No
8
9
 
15
17
10
12
 
1 LD glass element 1 XLD glass element
 
1.50 m (59.06)
1.50 m (59.06)
0.26×
0.25×
Yes
Yes
Micro-type ultrasonic
Ring-type ultrasonic
No
Yes
Extending front
Internal
No
Yes
No
No
 
650 g (1.43 lb)
765 g (1.69 lb)
79 mm (3.09)
82 mm (3.21)
138 mm (5.44)
143 mm (5.62)
Plastic barrel, metal mount
Plastic barrel, metal mount
No
No
Black
Black
Rotary (extending)
Rotary (extending)
No
No
No
No
58 mm
62 mm
 
Does not rotate on focusing
 
Yes
ET-64II
 
No
No
Hard Case LH-D18B Soft Case LP1022