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

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Key specs

  • 16
  • 12
  • Internal
  • yes
  • Telephoto;Normal;Telephoto
  • APS-C (crop)
  • 18;200 mm
  • yes
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Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Full Specifications

Image properties

Max Format size
Focal length18, 200
Maximum magnification0.24
Image stabilisation


Aperture max3.5-5.6
Aperture min22-38
Aperture ring
Number of diaphragm blades6


Special elements / coatingsSuper Spectra coating, 2 high-precision aspheric lenses, 2 UD elements
Power zoom
Zoom methodInternal


Focus methodInternal
Autofocus motor typeMicromotor
Full-time Manual focusing
Closest focusing distance17.72 in
Distance scale
Depth of field (DoF) scale


Lens typeTelephoto, Normal, Telephoto
Lens mountCanon EF-S
Body materialsPlastic, Metal
Colour of productBlack
Weight1.31 lb
Diameter3.11 in
Length4.02 in
Filter size2.83 in
Filter thread
Hood supplied
Tripod collar
Zoom lock

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The EF-S 18-200mm F3.5-5.6 IS is Canon's latest zoom lens for APS-C format DSLRs, introduced as a companion to the EOS 50D. Its announcement in August this year came as no great surprise, as wide focal length range 'superzooms' are clearly popular amongst photographers seeking an all-in-one lens for travel and everyday shooting. The most obvious example of this is the runaway success of Nikon's AF-S 18-200mm F3.5-5.6G VR, and a Canon equivalent has almost certainly been the most-requested lens on our forums.Read more

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