differences

Reasons to consider the Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM

Wider aperture f/3.5 vs f/4.5
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At its widest, the EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM captures slightly more light (0.7 f-stops)
Slightly more zoom 2.2x vs 1.8x
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More than 20% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Learn more about
the Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM

Reasons to consider the Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

Image stabilization Canon IS vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Smaller diameter 75 mm vs 84 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly shorter 72 mm vs 90 mm
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20% shorter
Slightly cheaper $264.95 vs $529.95
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The best price we've seen is $265 cheaper (2x less)
Slightly lighter 240 g vs 386 g
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Around 40% lighter
Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Learn more about
the Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Min focal length Good wide-angle Help
10 mm
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Fixed aperture Both are variable aperture lenses Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM22 mm
EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM18 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Wide minimum Wide aperture Help
f/22
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM2.2x
EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM1.8x

competitors

Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Competitors

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM

Lens

$149 - $160

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

Wide angle lens

$299

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Canon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Wide angle lens

$199 - $1,130

Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom range More zoom

Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Competitors

Tamron SP 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DI II Canon EF

Tamron SP 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DI II Canon EF

Wide angle lens

$340 - $499

Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM Canon EF

Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM Canon EF

Wide angle lens

$434 - $449

Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Weight Slightly heavier
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Wide angle lens

$615 - $999

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Aperture Narrower aperture

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