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Reasons to consider the Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR AF-S DX

LensHero is not aware of any important advantages of the Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR AF-S DX vs the Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS.
Nikon Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR AF-S DX Learn more about
the Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR AF-S DX

Reasons to consider the Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Slightly shorter 70 mm vs 79 mm
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More than 10% shorter
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Learn more about
the Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

similarities

Compared to lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization Very good image stabilization Help
18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR AF-S DX :Nikon VR
EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS: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 wide angle 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

No significant shared competitors found.

Nikon Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR AF-S DX Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

Travel lens

Zoom range More zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
Weight Slightly heavier
Magnification Slightly less magnification
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

Low light lens

$197

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Zoom range Less zoom
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Low light lens

$217

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Zoom range Less zoom
Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Low light lens

$115

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Zoom range Less zoom
Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX VR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX VR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED

Wildlife lens

$164 - $247

Max focal length Better telephoto
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Min focal length Worse wide angle

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

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$92 - $125

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Zoom range Less zoom
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 - $799

Zoom range Significantly more zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
Length Longer
Weight Slightly heavier
Canon 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM

Canon 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM

Wildlife lens

$234

Max focal length Significantly better telephoto
Wide maximum Significantly narrower aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Length Longer
Canon 50mm f/1.4 USM

Canon 50mm f/1.4 USM

Low light lens

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

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