differences

Reasons to consider the Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Canon EF

Much more zoom 18.8x vs 11.1x
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Around 70% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Better telephoto 300 mm vs 200 mm
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50% more reach, less perspective distortion
Slightly smaller diameter 75 mm vs 79 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Canon EF Learn more about
the Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Canon EF

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

Better image stabilization Canon IS vs Tamron VC
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Less risk of blur
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
16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Canon EF18.8x
EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS11.1x
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Canon EFTamron VC
EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 ISCanon IS
Max focal length Good telephoto Help
16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Canon EF300 mm
EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS200 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
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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

$268 - $400

Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Zoom range Significantly less zoom
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM

Wildlife lens

$159 - $299

Diameter Smaller diameter
Max focal length Better telephoto
Zoom range Much less zoom
Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM

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

Wildlife lens

$179 - $199

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Max focal length Better telephoto
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Canon EF Competitors

Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Canon EF

Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Canon EF

Travel lens

$349 - $400

Zoom range Significantly less zoom
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Travel lens

$245 - $399

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Zoom range Much less zoom
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Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

Low light lens

$980

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Zoom range Much less zoom

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