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differences

Reasons to consider the Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Much more zoom 11.1x vs 3.1x
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More than 3.5x more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Better telephoto 200 mm vs 55 mm
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More than 3.5x more reach, less perspective distortion
Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Learn more about
the Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Reasons to consider the Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Lighter 210 g vs 0.6 kg
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2.8x lighter
Slightly cheaper $139.00 vs $444.95
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The best price we've seen is $306 cheaper (3.2x less)
Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Learn more about
the Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

similarities

Compared to lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization Very good image stabilization Help
Canon IS
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Focus motor No silent focus motor Help
Louder and slower
Fixed aperture Both are variable aperture lenses Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths

Compared to portrait lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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

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

Travel lens

$290 - $799

Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Canon-ef

Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Canon-ef

Travel lens

$449

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Zoom range Has significantly large zoom range
Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS

Wildlife lens

$140

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Wide angle lens

$199

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

Wildlife lens

$420

Max focal length Has a slightly shorter telephoto lens
Wide maximum Has a higher max f/stop
Min focal length Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM

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

Wide angle lens

Wide maximum Has a higher max f/stop
Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$92

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Length Is shorter
Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
Zoom range Has slightly smaller zoom range

Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Canon 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Wide angle lens

Fixed aperture Has a consant aperture
Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Zoom range Much less zoom
Max focal length Worse telephoto
Canon 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM

Canon 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM

Wildlife lens

$167

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Wide maximum Significantly narrower aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Zoom range Much less zoom
Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM Canon-ef

Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM Canon-ef

Travel lens

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Zoom range More zoom
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

Wide angle lens

Fixed aperture Has a consant aperture
Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Weight Heavier
Magnification Less magnification
Nikon Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR AF-S DX

Wide angle lens

$98

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Magnification Slightly more magnification
Nikon Nikkor 1 VRf/3.5-5.6mm f/3.5-5.6

Nikon Nikkor 1 VRf/3.5-5.6mm f/3.5-5.6

Wide angle lens

Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STM

Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STM

Low light lens

$120

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Zoom range Less zoom

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