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Canon RF 24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM

A small, lightweight RF series 24-50mm zoom lens that you can use every day to explore your full frame creativity.

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    A truly versatile lens

    See how the RF 24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM can bring out the best in full frame photography or video.

  • RF 24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM

    Explore full frame depth-of-field

    Get creative with wide apertures and make your foreground blurred for intriguing images.

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    Shoot wide for images with impact

    Get down low and fill the frame with your subject, using the zoom’s wide angle to explore perspective.

  • Capture that perfect landscape or group

    Shoot incredible vistas on your travels or zoom out to get the whole family in one perfect shot.

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    A lens you can use every day

    Thanks to a flexible zoom range, this is the ideal lens to get you started on your full frame journey.

  • The ideal starter lens that’s a joy to use

    Discover the joy of photography and video with a lightweight, stowable lens offering a 2x zoom with 24-50mm focal length, perfect for family groups, portraits, interiors and travel

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    Smooth, quiet focusing with instinctive control

    Shoot and film like a pro thanks to an STM focusing motor that’s fast and quiet with extra control from a customisable lens control ring that lets you adjust different settings at your fingertips.

    Advanced image stabilisation

    Pick up and use handheld straight away – even in low light – with super steady results, thanks to a 4.5-stop Optical Image Stabilizer*. Move the slider to see the difference

    Image Stabilizer ON

    Image Stabilizer OFF

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    A lens that works intuitively with your camera

    Thanks to its RF mount, the lens works with EOS R series cameras to support a wide range of in-camera image enhancement features including panning in scene mode and focus breathing correction for movies

    Specifications

    • 2x optical zoom

      24-50mm focal length in a compact body, great for flexible framing

    • Optical IS

      4.5-stops Optical Image Stabilization* for steady images and smooth video

    • AF/CONTROL/MF SWITCH

      Switch between different focusing modes and assign different functions to the Control Ring

    • STM Motor

      Leadscrew-type STM motor focuses quickly for stills and lets you record movies with smooth and quiet Auto Focus

    • Combined Lens Control/Focusing Ring

      Customisable for TV/AV/ISO and MF as well as advanced functions such as Exposure Compensation, white balance, AF area selection.

    • 7-blade aperture

      Achieve beautiful circular bokeh for a more natural separation between your subject and the background

    Gallery

    Be inspired from a selection of images that show the creative possibilities offered by the RF 24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM.

    Comparison

    See how the RF 24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM compares to the RF 24-105mm F4-7.1 IS STM

    RF 24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM

    RF 24-50mm
    F4.5-6.3 IS STM

    RF 24-105mm F4-7.1 IS STM

    RF 24-105mm
    F4-7.1 IS STM

    Focal Length Range

    24-50mm
    24-105mm

    AF Type

    STM
    STM

    Optical¹ / Combined IS²

    4.5-stops / 7-stops
    5-stops / 8-stops

    Diaphragm Blades

    7
    7

    Special Optics

    2 x Aspherical
    3 x Aspherical
    1 x UD

    Coatings

    Super Spectra
    Super Spectra

    Minimum Aperture

    f/22-32
    f/22-40

    Closest Focusing Distance (M)

    0.3 (24mm)
    0.2 (24mm) (MF: 0.13)

    Maximum Magnification (X)

    0.19 (50mm)
    0.40 (105mm) (MF: 0.5 @ 24mm)

    Filter Size

    58mm
    67mm

    Max. diameter x length (mm)

    69.6 x 58.0mm (fully retracted)
    76.6 x 88.8

    Weight

    Approx. 210g
    Approx. 395g

    Accessories

    EW-63C Lens Hood
    LP1014 Pouch
    EW-73D Lens Hood
    LP1116 Pouch

    RF 24-50MM F4.5-6.3 IS STM

    What’s in the box

    • RF 24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM Lens

    • Dust Cap RF

    • Lens Cap E-58 II

    • User Manual

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    * Up to 7-stops when using an EOS R series body which features In-Body Image Stabilizer. Both Optical and Combined IS is measured based on CIPA standards.
    1. Measured using CIPA standards.
    2. When used with an EOS R Series camera with an In-Body Image Stabilizer, measuered using CIPA standards.