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
Slightly cheaper $91.58 vs $323.55
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The best price we've seen is $232 cheaper (3.5x less)
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
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
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.

Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
f/3.5

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

$299 - $499

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$89 - $110

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Prime lens Is a fixed focal length prime lens
Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
Zoom range Has slightly smaller zoom range
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

$320 - $549

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

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

Wide angle lens

$160 - $199

Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

Travel lens

$299 - $398

Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM

Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM

Travel lens

$299 - $319

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

Low light lens

$349

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Prime lens Is a fixed focal length prime lens
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

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Disadvantages

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

$399 - $449

Zoom range Significantly more zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Canon-ef

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

Travel lens

$285 - $349

Zoom range More zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

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

Wildlife lens

$370 - $649

Max focal length Better telephoto
Zoom range Much less zoom
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Canon-ef

Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Canon-ef

Travel lens

$568 - $629

Zoom range Much more zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Lowest price Slightly more expensive

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

Advantages

Disadvantages

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

Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STM

Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STM

Low light lens

$249

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Zoom range Less zoom
Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Canon-ef

Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Canon-ef

Wide angle lens

$469 - $519

Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Weight Heavier

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