Canon EF 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 USM

Canon EF 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 USM

Lens Summary

Brand: Canon

Also Known As: Canon EF 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 USM

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Canon EF, Canon EF-S

Release Date: 1991-01-01

MSRP Price: N/A

Made in: Japan

Production Status: Discontinued

Lens Description: The Canon EF 28-80 f/ 3.5-5.6 USM is the first version of a low-end kit lens with a 28-80 mm variable focal length for Canon EOS film and digital SLR cameras.rnrnCanon issued five variants of the lens, each of which had two versions: with and without USM.rnrnThis first variant of the lens is considered to be the most successful. Its optical scheme had never been borrowed by the lenses of this series.rnrnIt features a convenient range of focal lengths, a very good optical quality, a fast ultra-sonic motor and very attractive price on the secondary market. All the above factors make the Canon EF 28-80 f/ 3.5-5.6 USM a real bargain as a kit lens, as well as a substitute for a kit lens.rn

Canon EF 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 USM Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length28-80mm
Mount TypeCanon EF, Canon EF-S
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)35mm SLR
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio2.85x
Image Stabilizer (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximim Aperturef/3.5-f/5.6
Minimum Aperturef/32
Optical Information
Lens Elements10
Lens Groups9
Diaphragm Blades5
Focus Information
Built-in Focus MotorYes
Minimum Focus Distance0.5m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size58mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Reader Interactions

User Reviews

  1. richard phillips
    October 13, 2019 at 2:45 pm

    would it work with URSA MINI 4K

  2. Nireve33
    January 9, 2019 at 4:59 am

    Very good quality image on my Canon 6D, excelent lens for travelling!

    • Karl
      January 24, 2020 at 5:27 pm

      I have 6d, do you have samples?
      Any issues with the lens?
      Thank you

  3. ariel
    July 19, 2018 at 12:28 am

    Is this the obe ring type?

  4. Dianna Yale
    March 27, 2018 at 1:48 am

    Will it fit on a Canon EOS Rebel T3?

    • John Leonard
      July 13, 2018 at 9:27 am

      Yes any EOS Camera

      • Rmarcel
        April 4, 2021 at 12:36 pm

        Try screwing it into a EOS M3 and see what happens ;-)
        As in, NO! it will not fit any EOS camera…
        This is a EF mount lens so it will fit on a canon camera with a EF or EF-S mount.

        • Annette
          January 17, 2022 at 6:12 pm

          Yes it will with an ef to efm adapter

  5. Sharon
    May 16, 2017 at 12:28 pm

    Hi, will it work on the eos M10? Or do i need a adapter?

    • Max Hendel
      March 24, 2020 at 10:18 am

      Precisará do adaptador EF-EOS M.

    • Rmarcel
      April 4, 2021 at 12:37 pm

      This is a EF mount lens so it will fit on a canon camera with a EF or EF-S mount not on the EF-M mount camera’s.

  6. Eugene Viljoen
    January 23, 2016 at 5:40 am

    Will it work on the Canon 650D

    • Will
      February 19, 2016 at 12:46 am

      Yes, It works with all EOS cameras.

  7. elgol
    October 7, 2015 at 10:25 am

    this lens gives me 40 aperure in the far end
    very good lens sharpness and contrast at 6.3 aperture and above unfortunately i have one with broken autofocus but has full time manual focus
    i think is better than 28-70 ii

  8. kadie
    December 24, 2014 at 2:59 am

    Is this lens compatible with the canon 60d?

    • Ezra
      January 29, 2015 at 3:51 am

      Yes. :) I think, it’s working on my 50D, i think it’ll work on 60D.

    • Karlo
      April 2, 2015 at 12:50 am

      It will work on your 60D. It works on my 5D Mark II and T3i.

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