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

Smaller diameter 61 mm vs 79 mm
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More than 20% smaller lens at the end
Shorter 61 mm vs 102 mm
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More than 40% shorter
Lighter 210 g vs 0.6 kg
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2.8x lighter
Cheaper $119.95 vs $599.99
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The best price we've seen is $480 cheaper (5x less)
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization Very good image stabilization Help
Canon IS
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
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 digital camera 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

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

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

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

Travel lens

$328 - $400

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Zoom range Significantly less zoom
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM

Telephoto lens

$580 - $599

Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Zoom range Much less zoom
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM

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

Wildlife lens

$140

Diameter Smaller diameter
Max focal length Better telephoto
Zoom range Much less zoom

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

Sony DT 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 SAM II

Sony DT 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 SAM II

Wide angle lens

$218

Magnification Slightly more magnification
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Pentax SMC 06 15-45mm f/2.8

Pentax SMC 06 15-45mm f/2.8

Lens

$316

Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Aperture 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

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

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