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 STM

Slightly cheaper $318.99 vs $495.96
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The best price we've seen is $177 cheaper (around 40% less)
Slightly lighter 480 g vs 0.6 kg
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Around 20% lighter
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Learn more about
the Canon EF-S 18-135mm 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
Zoom range Incredible zoom Help
EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS11.1x
EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM7.5x
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
Wide minimum Wide aperture Help
f/22

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

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

$315 - $400

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

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM

Telephoto lens

$560 - $599

Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Zoom range Much less zoom
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

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

Wide angle lens

$630 - $999

Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Zoom range Much less zoom

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

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Travel lens

$250 - $275

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

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

Travel lens

$315 - $400

Magnification Slightly less magnification
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 - $299

Max focal length Better telephoto
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Wide minimum Much wider aperture

discussion Which do you think is better?

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