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differences

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

Significantly more zoom 11.1x vs 7.5x
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Around 50% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Better telephoto 200 mm vs 135 mm
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Around 50% 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-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Slightly lighter 455 g vs 0.6 kg
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More than 20% lighter
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Learn more about
the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

similarities

Compared to lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization Very good image stabilization Help
Canon IS
Zoom range Incredible zoom Help
EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS:11.1x
EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS:7.5x
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 travel 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 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 Has a slightly shorter telephoto lens
Min focal length Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Zoom range Has significantly smaller zoom range
Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM

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

Travel lens

$469 - $479

Zoom range Has slightly smaller zoom range
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
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$105 - $125

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Prime lens Is a fixed focal length prime lens
Max focal length Has a slightly longer telephoto lens
Image stabilization Doesn't have 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

$586 - $599

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

$335 - $549

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

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

Wide angle lens

$879

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Fixed aperture Has a fixed aperture
Max focal length Has a slightly longer telephoto lens
Zoom range Has significantly smaller zoom range

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

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Disadvantages

Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Canon-efm

Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Canon-efm

Portrait lens

$499

Weight Slightly lighter
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM Canon-ef

Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM Canon-ef

Travel lens

$329 - $499

Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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

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Disadvantages

No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS.

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