Canon RF 1200mm F8L IS USM

Canon RF 1200mm F8L IS USM

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Distance is no problem with the RF 1200mm F8L IS USM, and neither is quality. With a 4-stop Image Stabilizer, F8 maximum aperture and a lightweight magnesium alloy body, this super-telephoto offers handheld control with ultimate image quality. Thanks to superb Canon engineering, extraordinary new levels of detail are possible – even when your subject is far away.
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Key Features:

  • 1200mm super telephoto length
  • Compact lens with max. diameter x length of 168mm x 537mm
  • 3.34kg in weight
  • 4 stop Image Stabilization
  • Dust and drip proof design
  • Minimum focusing distance of 4.3m
  • Compatible with RF 1.4x and RF 2x Extenders


Maximum reach, maximum quality

The RF 1200mm F8L IS USM delivers incredible telephoto images and offers the longest native focal length for mirrorless cameras. With a useful F8 aperture and 4-stop Image Stabilizer1 for exceptional results in low light, it surpasses all expectations.

Surprisingly practical, with mind-blowing results

Canon’s most powerful telephoto lens also offers incredible versatility. Optimised weight distribution inspires confidence while Fluorite, UD and Super UD lens elements with advanced coatings deliver stunningly sharp images.

Tough and responsive, for any assignment

The RF 1200mm F8L IS USM’s L-series design puts priority on usability with a minimum focus distance of 4.3m offering a real advantage. Heat insulating paint protects the optics inside while dust and moisture is repelled by Fluorine on the outer elements.

Built for the EOS R-series

The RF 1200mm F8L IS USM sits at the very top of the Canon lens range. An aperture mechanism offers 1/8th stop increments, ideal for video, while the IS system works with in body stabilisation for ultimate stability.

Customisable control with real usability

The RF 1200mm F8L IS USM has a host of custom options with two focus pre-sets and a customisable AF stop button. It’s fully compatible with RF extenders and focus direction can even be reversed if you’ve come to Canon from another system!


Included accessories:

  • Lens Dust Cap RF
  • Drop-In Screw Filter Holder 52 (Wlll) With 52mm Protect filter
  • Lens Cap E-185C
  • Lens Hood ET-160(WIII)
  • Lens soft case LS1200
  • Lens Wide Strap B
  • User Manual
More Information
Weight 10.000000
Brand Canon
MPN (Manufacurer product no) 5056C005AA
Condition New
EAN 4549292184471
Product Type Lens
Lens Mount Canon RF
Maximum Aperture f/8.0
Lens Type Telephoto Prime
Optical Coatings ASC, Super Spectra
Lens Construction 26 elements, 18 groups
Lens Hood ET-160 (WIII)
Aperture Blades 9
Aperture Range 8-64
What's in the box RF 1200mm F8L IS USM, Lens Dust Cap RF, Drop-In Screw Filter Holder 52 (Wlll) With 52mm Protect filter, Lens Cap E-185C, Lens Hood ET-160(WIII), Lens soft case LS1200, Lens Wide Strap B, User Manual
Min Focus Distance 4.3m
Filter Size 52mm drop in
Focal Length 1200mm
Weight 3140
Dimensions 163 x 432mm