differences

Reasons to consider the Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Canon EF

Smaller diameter 71 mm vs 79 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly shorter 86 mm vs 102 mm
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Around 20% shorter
Slightly lighter 431 g vs 0.6 kg
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Around 30% lighter
Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Canon EF Learn more about
the Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Canon EF

Reasons to consider the Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Much narrower aperture f/22 vs f/6.3
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At its narrowest, the EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS goes 3.6 f-stops narrower
Better image stabilization Canon IS vs Sigma OS
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Less risk of blur
Slightly cheaper $149.00 vs $329.00
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The best price we've seen is $180 cheaper (2.2x less)
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

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Zoom range Incredible zoom Help
11.1x
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Canon EFSigma OS
EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 ISCanon IS
Max focal length Good telephoto Help
200 mm
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

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

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

$149 - $400

Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Weight Slightly lighter
Zoom range Significantly less zoom
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$60

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider 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

$100 - $1,099

Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Zoom range Much less zoom

Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Canon EF 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

$149 - $400

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Zoom range Significantly less zoom
Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM

Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM

Wildlife lens

$349

Zoom range More zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
Diameter Slightly larger diameter

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