dpreview has just reviewed the new Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens (Amazon | B&H | Adorama), it received 90% dpreview gold award, one of the best lenses for Canon.
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.
- New optical design delivers high performance
- Sharp at all focal lengths, at all apertures, and across the frame
- Sharper than MkI version, and sharpest in class
- Excellent image stabilization
- Very close focusing, 0.31x magnification at 400mm, beats all rivals
- Fast, positive and accurate AF
- Top-grade weather-resistant build
- Easy handling for focal length range, now with twist-ring zoom
- Significantly more expensive than MkI version (though in line with rivals)
Read full review at dpreview.com