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

LensPriceDxOMarkBuy Now
Zeiss 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* ZE38Amazon
Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 APO Planar T*38Adorama
Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM35Amazon
EF 100mm f/2 USM33Amazon
Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2 ZE32Amazon
EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM31Amazon
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical IF30Amazon
EF 85mm f/1.8 USM28Amazon
Zeiss Planar T 85mm f/1.4 ZE28Amazon
Super Telephoto Prime
EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM32Amazon
EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM30Amazon
EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM26Amazon
EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM26Amazon
EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM25Amazon
Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro24Amazon
EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM22Amazon
EF 300mm f/4.0L IS USM19Amazon

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

LensPriceDxOMarkBuy Now
Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM29Amazon
Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 SP Di VC USD28Amazon
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM27Amazon
Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM SAmazon
EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x24Amazon
Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD17Amazon
Sigma 120-400mm f/4.5-5.6 DG OS HSM APO17Amazon
EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM17Amazon
Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD Aspherical IF Macro14Amazon

 

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

LensPriceDxOMarkBuy Now
Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 APO Planar T*24Adorama
Zeiss 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* ZE24Amazon
Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM22Amazon
EF 100mm f/2 USM21Amazon
EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM20Amazon
Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2 ZE20Amazon
EF 135mm f/2.0L USM19Amazon
Zeiss Planar T 85mm f/1.4 ZE19Amazon
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical IF19Amazon
Super Telephoto Prime
EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM20Amazon
EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM19Amazon
EF 200mm f/2.8L IS II USM18Amazon
EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM17Amazon
EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM16Amazon
Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro15Amazon
EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM14Amazon
EF 300mm f/4.0L IS USM11Amazon
Tamron SP AF 180mm f/3.5 Di LD IF Macro11Amazon

 

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

LensDxOMarkBuy Now
Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 SP Di VC USD19Amazon
Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM SAmazon
Sigma 50-150mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM APO19Amazon
Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM19Amazon
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM17Amazon
EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x15Amazon
EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM12Amazon
EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II11Amazon
EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM11Amazon
Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD10Amazon
Sigma 120-400mm f/4.5-5.6 DG OS HSM APO10Amazon
EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM10Amazon

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