differences

Reasons to consider the Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS

Is a prime lens Yes vs No
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Prime lenses have a single focal length, they are typically sharper and have wider apertures
Significantly wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/4.5
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At its widest, the 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS captures slightly more light (1.4 f-stops)
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the Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS

Reasons to consider the Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

Image stabilization Canon IS vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Auto focus Yes vs No
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Shorter 72 mm vs 132 mm
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Around 50% shorter
Smaller diameter 75 mm vs 86 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
Lighter 240 g vs 0.6 kg
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2.6x lighter
Slightly more zoom 1.8x vs 1x
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80% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Slightly cheaper $249.00 vs $399.00
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The best price we've seen is $150 cheaper (around 40% less)
Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Learn more about
the Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Min focal length Good wide-angle Help
10 mm
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS10 mm
EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM18 mm

competitors

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

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM

Lens

$129 - $156

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM

Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM

Wide angle lens

$527 - $599

Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Macro lens

$747 - $749

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Min focal length Worse wide angle

Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS Competitors

Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

Low light lens

$235 - $249

Length Shorter
Aperture Wider aperture
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

Wide angle lens

$300

Length Slightly shorter
Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R O.I.S.

Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R O.I.S.

Lens

Auto focus Auto focus
Length Shorter
Prime lens Is a zoom lens

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