differences

Reasons to consider the Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II LD Macro Canon EF

Slightly cheaper $199.00 vs $399.00
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The best price we've seen is $200 cheaper (2x less)
Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II LD Macro Canon EF Learn more about
the Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II LD Macro Canon EF

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

Image stabilization Sigma OS vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Slightly smaller diameter 71 mm vs 74 mm
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Almost the same
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

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Zoom range Incredible zoom Help
11.1x
Max focal length Good telephoto Help
200 mm
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Wide minimum Not very narrow apertures Help
f/6.3
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

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

$496 - $699

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Diameter Larger diameter
Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM Nikon F

Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM Nikon F

Travel lens

$381

Diameter Slightly larger diameter
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

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

Travel lens

$315 - $400

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Zoom range Significantly less zoom

Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II LD Macro Canon EF Competitors

Rokinon 12mm f/2 NCS CS Samsung NX

Rokinon 12mm f/2 NCS CS Samsung NX

Low light lens

$354

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Prime lens Is a prime lens
Zoom range Much less zoom
Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

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

Travel lens

$496 - $699

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Length Slightly longer
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II

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

Wide angle lens

$95 - $199

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Zoom range Much less zoom

discussion Which do you think is better?

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