Skip to content
Home » Compare Lenses » Canon EF-S 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS vs Tokina AT-X 16.5-135mm f3.5-5.6 DX

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS vs Tokina AT-X 16.5-135mm f3.5-5.6 DX

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS vs Tokina AT-X 16.5-135mm f3.5-5.6 DXto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Canon 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS Top Features

  • 18-135mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 67mm
  • Max Format: APS-C / DX
  • Canon EF-S Mount
  • Weight: 455g.
  • Diameter: 75mm
  • Length: 101mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.45m
  • Max Magnification:0.21x

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS

Tokina 16.5-135mm f3.5-5.6 DX Top Features

  • 17-135mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 77mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 610g.
  • Diameter: 84mm
  • Length: 78mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.5m
  • Max Magnification:0.18x

Tokina AT-X 16.5-135mm f3.5-5.6 DX

Our Winner: Canon EF-S 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS over Tokina AT-X 16.5-135mm f3.5-5.6 DX

Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Internal Zoom Yes vs No
Weight 455g vs 610g
Diameter 75mm vs 84mm
Filter Thread 67mm vs 77mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.45m vs 0.5m
Max Magnification 0.21x vs 0.18x

Pros Of Tokina AT-X 16.5-135mm f3.5-5.6 DX over Canon EF-S 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS
Focal Length – Wide 17mm vs 18mm
Optical Zoom 7.90x vs 7.50x
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 6
Length 78mm vs 101mm

Canon 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS vs Tokina 16.5-135mm f3.5-5.6 DX Specs Table

General Canon 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS Tokina 16.5-135mm f3.5-5.6 DX
Brand Canon Tokina
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
Price CHECK PRICE CHECK PRICE
Lens Type SuperZoom SuperZoom
Lens Mount Canon EF-S Canon EF
Max Format APS-C / DX APS-C / DX
Focal Range 18-135mm 17-135mm
Image Stabilization Yes No
Colour Black Unknown
Zoom Method Rotary (internal) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom No
Zoom Lock No
Zoom Ratio 7.5X 7.9X
Aperture
Max Aperture F3.5 – F5.6 F3.5 – F5.6
Min Aperture F22.0 – F38.0 F22.0 – F36.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 6 9
Optics
Optical Elements 16 15
Optical Groups 12 9
Special Elements Super Spectra coatings 3 aspherical elements 2 Super-low Dispersion (SD) glass elements
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.45m 0.5m
Max Magnification 0.21X 0.18X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micromotor Micromotor
Full Time Manual No No
Focus Method Internal Unknown
Distance Scale Unknown Yes
DoF Scale Unknown No
Distance Scale Unknown Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 455g 610g
Diameter 75mm 84mm
Length 101mm 78mm
Materials Plastic barrel, metal mount Unknown
Weather Sealing No Unknown
Filter Thread 67mm 77mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied No Yes
Hood Code EW-73B BH-777
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories Soft Case LP1116
Report a Correction Report a Correction