differences

Reasons to consider the Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F

Slightly cheaper $199.00 vs $479.00
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The best price we've seen is $280 cheaper (2.4x less)
Slightly shorter 84 mm vs 100 mm
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Around 20% shorter
Slightly lighter 398 g vs 0.5 kg
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Around 30% lighter
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the Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F

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
Much narrower aperture f/22 vs f/6.3
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At its narrowest, the 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Canon EF goes 3.6 f-stops narrower
Image stabilization Tamron VC vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Better telephoto 300 mm vs 200 mm
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50% more reach, less perspective distortion
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the Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Canon EF

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Zoom range Incredible zoom Help
18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F11.1x
16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Canon EF18.8x
Max focal length Good telephoto Help
18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F200 mm
16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Canon EF300 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

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

$149 - $699

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Zoom range Much less zoom
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

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Zoom range Much 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

$288 - $399

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Zoom range Much less zoom

Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F Competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Travel lens

$259 - $497

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Zoom range Less zoom
Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II

Wildlife lens

$179 - $350

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Zoom range Much less zoom
Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II

Travel lens

$647

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price More expensive

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