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 $239.00 vs $527.39
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The best price we've seen is $288 cheaper (2.2x 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

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

$290 - $349

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$60

Aperture Much wider aperture
Prime lens Is a prime lens
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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

$360 - $399

Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
Sigma 10mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM

Sigma 10mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM

Fisheye lens

$651

Fisheye Fisheye lens
Prime lens Is a prime lens
Zoom range Less zoom
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Travel lens

$319 - $399

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range Significantly more zoom

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