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

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

Lens Summary

Brand: Canon
Also Known As: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Lens Type: Zoom Lens
Format: APS-C / DX
Focus: Autofocus
Lens Mount: Canon EF-S
Release Date: 03/21/2013
MSRP Price: $249 (Check Current Price)
Made in: Japan
Infrared Rating: Poor
Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: The EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens from Canon is a standard zoom compatible with Canon APS-C format cameras. It features a focal length range of 18-55mm (35mm equivalent: 28.8-88mm) and an Optical Image Stabilizer providing the equivalent of up to four stops of shake correction. A high-precision aspherical element reduces chromatic aberration throughout the zoom range for high resolution and contrast. The lens supports Canon's EOS Movie Servo AF feature for smooth and quiet continuous autofocusing during movie recording. This feature is enabled by the use of a six-group zoom system plus a stepping motor focusing mechanism. Additionally, manual focus adjustment is possible while shooting in AF mode, and an internal focusing system maintains an overall compact lens form-factor, enables faster performance, and allows for a closer minimum focusing distance of 0.82'. The front element of the lens does not rotate during focusing, allowing you to use polarizing filters without a problem. Optimized lens coatings ensure precise color balance while minimizing ghosting and flare, and the 7-blade circular diaphragm produces pleasing background blur.


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

Lens Specifications
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length18-55mm
Mount TypeCanon EF-S
FormatAPS-C / DX
Compatible Format(s)Canon (APS-C)
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio3.05x
Vibration Reduction / Image StabilizationYes
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximum Aperturef/3.5-5.6
Minimum Aperturef/22-38
Maximum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)74.2°-27.5°
Minimum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)N/A
Optical Information
Lens Elements13
Lens Groups11
Diaphragm Blades7
Super Integrated / Super Spectra CoatingNo
Focus Information
FocusAutofocus
Built-in Focus MotorYes
Silent Wave / Ultrasonic MotorNo
Internal FocusingYes
Rear FocusingNo
Minimum Focus Distance0.25m
Filter Information
Filter Size58mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Tripod CollarNo
Dimensions6.86 x 7.62cm
Weight205g
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

MTF Chart

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

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

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