Canon 24-105mm and Canon 24-70mm test

24mm test image.

24mm test image.

Oslo, Norway

70mm test image.

70mm test image.

Oslo, Norway

Quick comparison of the Canon lenses 24-70 f/2.8L and 24-105 f/4L.

Center

100% crops from the center of the frame.

Lensf/2.8f/4.0f/5.6f/8.0f/11f/16f/22
24-105 @ 24
24-70 @ 24
24-105 @ 70
24-70 @ 70

Edge

100% crops from the (left) edge of the frame.

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24-105 @ 24
24-70 @ 24
24-105 @ 70
24-70 @ 70

Conclusion

Almost same performance from both lenses at same f-stop. The 24-70 was sligthly better in the edge at 70mm. But handheld the 24-105 would probably be better with the IS.