differences

Reasons to consider the Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Canon EF-M

Significantly more zoom 11.1x vs 7.5x
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Around 50% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Better telephoto 200 mm vs 135 mm
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Around 50% more reach, less perspective distortion
Slightly smaller diameter 69 mm vs 75 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Canon EF-M Learn more about
the Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Canon EF-M

Reasons to consider the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Better image stabilization Canon IS vs Tamron VC
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Less risk of blur
Slightly cheaper $149.00 vs $499.00
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The best price we've seen is $350 cheaper (3.3x less)
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Learn more about
the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Zoom range Incredible zoom Help
18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Canon EF-M11.1x
EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS7.5x
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Canon EF-MTamron VC
EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ISCanon IS
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.

Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
f/3.5

competitors

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

Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Travel lens

$149 - $699

Zoom range Significantly more zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
Diameter Slightly larger diameter
Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM

Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM

Travel lens

$509

Zoom range Less zoom
Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III

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

Wildlife lens

$134 - $199

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

Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC Canon EF-M Competitors

Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Travel lens

$149 - $699

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Diameter Larger diameter

discussion Which do you think is better?

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