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Canon 400 / 5,6 L USM

Canon 400 / 5,6 L USM
alaAverage 4.6

60 reviews

Jan, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews of Canon 400 / 5,6 L USM. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews. Comments about the reliability and size are on the whole positive. The design and usability also get good reviews.

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On average, users rate this product 92/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of Canon 400 / 5,6 L USM from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Lenses & Filters on People are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably.

price, usability, design, size, reliability

94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Super Telephoto Lens for Canon SLR CamerasCanon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Super Telephoto Lens for Canon SLR Cameras

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: Facci (

Good lense for sports


Exceptional clarity and performance. Great lense for the price

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Jen441 (

Great lens


I bought this lens for bird photography, though I haven't used it a lot yet, I am happy with it.

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: FLjeff (

It's a Canon "L" Series So Expect the Best!


Some reviews don't favor this lens but for the cost, you can't beat it. Sure, it's not the high dollar f/2.8 version but it does everything I want from a super telephoto lens in this focal range. It produces tack-sharp images if you know how to...

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: maxwell24 (

Great birding lens!


I have not taken this lens off of my camera since I bought it almost two months ago. I love it. It is great for birding. Get one!

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: momofphoto (

good lens


Easy to use. I have a 300mm lens and wanted one to shoot farther. I will admit that the pictures are better than the 300mm lens, but not as dramatically better than I expected.

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: PhotoMaker (

Not for the FAint of Heart


There is a learning curve associated with using a telephoto lens, and the images produced are the reward. This lens is not one that you are likely to carry around unless you are a sports or nature photographer, and using it is not like using a shorter...

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: sandman009 (

great lens for wildlife, and birds


Lens focuses very fast and accurate, great for birds in flight and other wildlife, light enough to carry all day and use hand held. However this lens is slow so it needs a lot of light. Wish canon would make the same lens with IS at a price mortals can...

Aug, 2013

Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Image Stabiliser:No / Yes
Ultra Sonic Motor: Yes

General Features

3D: No
Application:SLR Camera
Bayonet Compatibility:Canon / Canon EF / EF-S
Camera Mount:Canon EF / EF-S
Lens Mount:Not Applicable
Product Type:Single Focal Length Lens
Type Single Focal Length Lens:Super Telephoto Lens
Usage:Digital + Analogue Cameras