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

Compact, lightweight and a wide magnification range - this standard zoom lens features a wide focal length range from normal to telephoto equivalent to 29-320mm in the 35mm format. It features an Optical Image Stabilizer for up to 4-stops of effective correction even at full zoom. Since Canon's optical image stabilization system is in the lens, not in the camera, you can see the stabilized, steadier images through the viewfinder. And the circular aperture can give beautiful background blur effects. This new wide zoom ratio EF-S lens delivers excellent high-speed performance at an affordable price.

$1,019.99 MSRP

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Print Specs

  • Focal Length 18mm – 200mm
  • Aperture Maximum: ƒ3.5 - 5.6
    Minimum: ƒ22 - 36
  • Angle of View 7.5° – 74.2°
  • Lens Construction 16 elements in 12 groups
  • Diaphragm Blades 6
  • Minimum Focusing Distance 45cm (1.476')
  • Filter Size 72mm
  • Autofocus Type Gear-driven by DC motor, 5-groups helical zoom (rotational angle 80°)
  • Weight 595g (1.31 lb)
  • MTF Chart

Reviewed by: Photozone
Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS - Review / Test Report
Welcome to the first test report based on the Canon EOS 50D! It will be interesting to see how lenses will perform on this new benchmark camera with its extremely high pixel density. The first test candidate is the new Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6...
Read more: http://www.photozone.de/reviews/400-canon_18200_3556is

Reviewed by: Popphoto
Lens Test: Canon 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 EF-S IS AF
A 29-320mm equivalent on APS-C Canon EOS models, this lens ($700, street) boasts the broadest zoom range of any interchangeable optic from Canon to date: 11X. A high-end kit option for EOS 50D owners, it probably owes its existence to the phenomenal...
Read more: http://www.popphoto.com/gear/2009/08/lens-test-canon-18-200mm-f35-56-ef-s-af

Reviewed by: Whatdigitalcamera
Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens
The Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS is is a versatile zoom lens and could well be your first kit lens upgrade Being an EF-S design this zoom is one of only a handful of lenses in Canons range that is suitable for use only on APS-C digital SLRs....
Read more: http://www.whatdigitalcamera.com/equipment/reviews/lenses/129527/1/canon-ef-s-18-200mm-f-3-5-5-6-is-lens.html

Reviewed by: Slrgear
Canon Lens: Zooms - Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS (Tested) - SLRgear.com!
The lens lineup between Nikon and Canon is similar, but in some areas there are some distinct gaps where one manufacturer has covered a base more solidly than the other. The ''vacation lens'' category, encapsulating a wide range of focal lengths, is...
Read more: http://slrgear.com/reviews/showproduct.php/product/1219