Is Canon EOS R8 and Canon RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM compatible?

Below you will find your chosen camera and lens. Click on the product name for more information.

Canon EOS R8

Canon EOS R8
Released: 2023
Type: Mirrorless
Sensor: Full frame
24 Megapixels
6000 x 4000 pixels

Canon RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM

Canon RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM
Released: 2020
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Focal Length: 100-500 mm
Aperture: f/4,5-7,1

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: June 2024

This is the short answer:

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together.

Made for each other

This lens is part of the Canon EOS RF range of products and is ideal for this camera as well as other cameras in the Canon EOS RF series.

Focal Length

The Canon camera has a sensor of type Full frame which means that your experienced Focal length will be same as the lens specification tells us.

This lens has focal length:
100-500 mm

Since Canon EOS R8 has a Full Frame sensor this is also the focal length you will experience.

Total weight

When you are looking at a combination of a camera and a lens you must always consider the total weight. Each product weighs in at:

Canon EOS R8
461 gram

Canon RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM
1365 gram

Together they have a total weight of 1826 gram (equal to 4.03 lb).

Please note that Canon RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM has a tripod mount which is great.

Read more about Tripod mount

Compatibility Check ID: 1503

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