Product Comparison: Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM vs Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G

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General Specifications
EF 11-24mm f/4L USM
FE 12-24mm F4 G
About the Product
To experience the ultimate in wide-angle photography, the EF 11-24mm f/4L USM brings L-series construction and optics to the widest zoom lens Canon has ever made. With an expansive wide-angle range of 11-24mm, this is an ideal lens for landscapes, interior shots, and unique perspectives on subjects close and far.
This compact 12-24mm ultra wide-angle zoom lens features the shortest focal lengths available in any full-frame E-mount lens, with stunning corner-to-corner G Lens resolution at all apertures. It is an excellent choice for dynamic landscape and architecture photography.
Key Specs
Mount Type
Canon EF
Sony E
Maximum Aperture
4 /f
4 /f
Minimum Focal Length
11 millimeters
12 millimeters
Maximum Focal Length
24 millimeters
24 millimeters
Lens Type
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM Camera Lens
  • Very sharp and no barrel distortion and 11mm with the foreground perspective is amazing.
  • Minimal geometric distortion for such a wide angle lens is a big plus.
  • Sharp images, no distortion, great flexibility.
  • Sharpness from 11mm to 24mm remains very good.
  • Sharpness is excellent, even wide open, even the corners perform well overall.
Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G Wide Angle Zoom Lens
  • Image quality is amazing and sharp!
  • The 12mm focal length is really a force!
  • The image quality is really very good! Great aperture.
  • Aperture is fast, autofocus works wonders, and the build quality is fantastic.
  • Amazing lens, great focal length.
Size & Weight
4.3 in.
3.42 in.
4.3 in.
3.42 in.
5.2 in.
4.62 in.
41.6 oz.
20 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM Camera Lens
  • This lens is just amazing! Good size.
  • The weight is well balanced with the camera.
  • This is a fantastic lens! Good size and weight.
  • It is heavy, but relatively compact.
  • It is a bit big and heavy to carry around.
Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G Wide Angle Zoom Lens
  • Very happy with this lens. Good size.
  • This len is amazing! Great weight and size.
  • Amazing lens, sharp and compact for travel.
  • Really light and small, and the materials are good.
  • I travel a great deal and weight is always an issue.
Minimum Focus Distance
11.02 in.
11.04 in.
Field Of View
126° - 84°
FX 122° - 84° / DX 99° - 61°
Zoom Type
Auto Focus, Manual Focus
Auto Focus, Manual Focus
Optical Stabilization
What customers say about "Imaging"
Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM Camera Lens
  • Focus ring has smooth movement back and forth with a well dampened feel.
  • AF is quick, as expected. Focus locks on near instantly just like most other USM lenses.
  • Focus and zoom rings are smooth with no slop.
  • Autofocus feels snappy and accurate.
  • Close focus distance of just 11 inches.
Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G Wide Angle Zoom Lens
  • The autofocus is fast and accurate.
  • The autofocus is fast and the image quality is top shelf.
  • The autofocus is quick, and accurate. Highly recommend.
  • The pics from this are very sharp, the focus very quick.
  • Shots are colorful, very sharp, and almost all in focus.
Brand Compatibility
Sensor Type Compatibility
FX Format / DX Format
FX Format / DX Format
Lens Groups and Elements
16 elements in 11 groups
17 Elements in 13 Groups
Number of Aperture Blades
Super UD, Durable L-series construction, Subwavelength and Air Sphere coating, Ultrasonic autofocus motor (USM), Circular aperture
Super ED (Extra-low Dispersion), Nano AR Coating, Direct Drive SSM (DDSSM), Aspherical Lens
What customers say about "Features"
Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM Camera Lens
  • Amazing for cityscape, landscape, creative perspectives.
  • This lens captures images of astonishing scope and quality.
  • The build quality is excellent.
  • Lens has a high quality feel, nothing feels cheap of flimsy.
  • Distortions are surprisingly well controlled.
Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G Wide Angle Zoom Lens
  • Super sharp pictures. Great landscape lens.
  • Very impressive picture quality!
  • The image quality is impeccable in my eyes.
  • It takes colorful sharp images.
  • No filter - dangerous for scratching lens.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
2999.00 $
1774.99 $

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