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The Canon 24-70mm f/4L II appeared on the market in December 2012.
Besides optical performance, the key difference with the f/4L is its “IS” designation (image stabilization).
Field shooting shows a lens with visible limitations on the 22-megapixel Canon 5D Mark III, including chromatic aberrations. Shooters looking for peak image quality should be going with the 24-70mm f/2.8L II. A future ~40 megapixel Canon body will be severely demanding on image quality, so invest in the best glass up front.
Highlights as per Canon
Canon describes the lens as follows:
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