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
Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Learn more about
the Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM

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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the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

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$117.99
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

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$60

Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Low light lens

$340 - $699

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Length Longer
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM

Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM

Lens

$157 - $179

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

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Competitors

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

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

Wide angle lens

$268 - $279

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STM

Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STM

Low light lens

$249 - $270

Aperture Wider aperture
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM

Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM

Lens

$157 - $179

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle

discussion Which do you think is better?

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