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

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM
$115
55-250 mm
autofocus 4.5x zoom lens
f/4-5.6
variable aperture
  • Designed for APS-C Canon EF-S
  • Canon IS Image stabilized
  • Canon STM Built-in focus motor

compatibilitywith digital cameras

APS-C (1.6x crop factor)

This lens is compatible with APS-C (1.6x crop factor) cameras such as the Canon Rebel T6, Canon EOS 80D and Canon T6i.

Canon EOS Rebel T6
22.9 - 5.1°
horizontal angle of view
89-403.5mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM vs other Digital camera lenses

Image stabilization More advanced image stabilization Help
Canon IS
Max focal length Telephoto lens Help
250 mm

Cons

The Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/4
Wide minimum Poor narrowest aperture Help
f/5.6
Fixed aperture Variable aperture Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths

The Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM vs other Digital camera lenses

Zoom range Very poor zoom range Help
4.5x

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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55 mm
Max focal length
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250 mm
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Zoom range
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4.5x
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Magnification
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1:3.4 (0.3)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/4
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Wide minimum
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f/5.6
below average below average
Tele maximum
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f/5.6
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Tele minimum
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f/5.6
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Features

Auto focus
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Yes
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Focus motor
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Canon STM
Image stabilization
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Canon IS
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Fisheye
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No
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Canon EF-S
Length
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111 mm
Diameter
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70 mm
Filter size
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58 mm
Weight
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375 g

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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22.9°
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Telephoto horizontal
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5.1°
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Wide vertical
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15.4°
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Telephoto vertical
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3.4°
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Wide diagonal
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27.4°
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Telephoto diagonal
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6.1°
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avanish (4:00 PM, June 16, 2015)
NOT SURE IF THIS IS BETTER THAN CANON 18-135 IS lens..confused which one to buy