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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
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

$289 - $499

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

$429 - $449

Zoom range Has significantly large zoom range
Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
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

$349

Zoom range Has significantly large zoom range
Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$100 - $125

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
Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II

Travel lens

$597

Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Wide angle lens

$690 - $1,149

Fixed aperture Has a fixed aperture
Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

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

Travel lens

$586 - $599

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

Advantages

Disadvantages

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

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

Wildlife lens

$149 - $649

Max focal length Better telephoto
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Zoom range Much less zoom
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM

Telephoto lens

$709

Fixed aperture Has a consant aperture
Zoom range Much less zoom
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II

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

Wildlife lens

$149 - $249

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Max focal length Better telephoto
Zoom range Much less zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

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

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STM

Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STM

Low light lens

$117 - $219

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

$93 - $197

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

$519

Fixed aperture Has a consant aperture
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Weight Slightly heavier

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