differences

Reasons to consider the Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM

Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 50 mm
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2.1x better wide angle
Slightly shorter 23 mm vs 41 mm
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More than 40% shorter
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Reasons to consider the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

Wider aperture f/1.8 vs f/2.8
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At its widest, the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM captures much more light (1.3 f-stops)
Slightly better telephoto 50 mm vs 24 mm
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More than 2x more reach, less perspective distortion
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Length Short Help
EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM23 mm
EF 50mm f/1.8 STM41 mm
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM$149.00
EF 50mm f/1.8 STM$125.00
Weight Light weight Help
EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM125 g
EF 50mm f/1.8 STM162 g

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

competitors

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Competitors

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Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

Low light lens

$329

Aperture Wider aperture
Diameter Slightly larger diameter
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Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

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Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM

Lens

$179

Length Slightly shorter
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Competitors

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Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

Wide angle lens

$279

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
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Canon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Wide angle lens

$199 - $249

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range More zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
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Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Canon EF

Wide angle lens

$369

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range More zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens

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