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

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
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 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

$284 - $499

Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Weight Slightly lighter
Zoom range Significantly less zoom
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$109

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Zoom range Much less zoom
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

$454 - $549

Zoom range Much more zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$109

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

Wide minimum Much wider aperture
Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STM

Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STM

Low light lens

$176

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

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