Best Telephoto Lenses for Canon DSLRs

Best Telephoto Lenses for Canon DSLR Cameras. Looking for recommended telephoto lenses for Canon DSLR cameras? Here are the top rated telephoto lenses for Canon DSLRs.

You know, a telephoto lens is a lens whose focal length is longer than the focal length of a standard lens. Today, we’ll concentrate on telephoto prime lenses (including super telephoto prime lenses) and telephoto zoom lenses to find out the best telephoto lenses for Canon Full Frame DSLR Cameras and APS-C DSLR Cameras.

Below are the best telephoto lenses for Canon DSLRs. All the lists are based on the test results from DxOMark. You can choose the one you need.

Best Telephoto Prime Lenses for Canon Full Frame DSLRs: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, 5D Mark III, 6D Mark II, 1D X Mark II

Lens Price DxOMark Buy Now
Zeiss 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* ZE   38 Amazon
Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 APO Planar T*   38 Adorama
Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM   35 Amazon
EF 100mm f/2 USM   33 Amazon
Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2 ZE   32 Amazon
EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM   31 Amazon
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical IF   30 Amazon
EF 85mm f/1.8 USM   28 Amazon
Zeiss Planar T 85mm f/1.4 ZE   28 Amazon
Super Telephoto Prime
EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM   32 Amazon
EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM   30 Amazon
EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM   26 Amazon
EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM   26 Amazon
EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM   25 Amazon
Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro   24 Amazon
EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM   22 Amazon
EF 300mm f/4.0L IS USM   19 Amazon

Best Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Canon Full Frame DSLRs: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, 5D Mark III, 6D Mark II, 1D X Mark II

Lens Price DxOMark Buy Now
Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM   29 Amazon
Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 SP Di VC USD   28 Amazon
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM   27 Amazon
Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM S   Amazon
EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x   24 Amazon
Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD   17 Amazon
Sigma 120-400mm f/4.5-5.6 DG OS HSM APO   17 Amazon
EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM   17 Amazon
Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD Aspherical IF Macro   14 Amazon

 

Best Telephoto Prime Lenses for Canon EOS 80D, 77D, 7D Mark II, Rebel APS-C DSLRs

Lens Price DxOMark Buy Now
Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 APO Planar T*   24 Adorama
Zeiss 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* ZE   24 Amazon
Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM   22 Amazon
EF 100mm f/2 USM   21 Amazon
EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM   20 Amazon
Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2 ZE   20 Amazon
EF 135mm f/2.0L USM   19 Amazon
Zeiss Planar T 85mm f/1.4 ZE   19 Amazon
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical IF   19 Amazon
Super Telephoto Prime
EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM   20 Amazon
EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM   19 Amazon
EF 200mm f/2.8L IS II USM   18 Amazon
EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM   17 Amazon
EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM   16 Amazon
Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro   15 Amazon
EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM   14 Amazon
EF 300mm f/4.0L IS USM   11 Amazon
Tamron SP AF 180mm f/3.5 Di LD IF Macro   11 Amazon

 

Best Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Canon EOS 80D, 77D, 7D Mark II, Rebel APS-C DSLRs

Lens   DxOMark Buy Now
Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 SP Di VC USD   19 Amazon
Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM S   Amazon
Sigma 50-150mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM APO   19 Amazon
Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM   19 Amazon
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM   17 Amazon
EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x   15 Amazon
EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM   12 Amazon
EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II   11 Amazon
EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM   11 Amazon
Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD   10 Amazon
Sigma 120-400mm f/4.5-5.6 DG OS HSM APO   10 Amazon
EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   10 Amazon

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