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Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 II vs Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 II vs Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 ISto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Canon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 II Top Features

  • 18-55mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format: APS-C / DX
  • Canon EF-S Mount
  • Weight: 190g.
  • Diameter: 69mm
  • Length: 80mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.28m
  • Max Magnification:0.1x

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 II

Canon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS Top Features

  • 18-55mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF-S Mount
  • Weight: 200g.
  • Diameter: 69mm
  • Length: 70mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.25m
  • Max Magnification:0.34x

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS

Our Winner: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 II over Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS

Weight 190g vs 200g

Pros Of Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS over Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 II
Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Length 70mm vs 80mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.25m vs 0.28m
Max Magnification 0.34x vs 0.1x

Canon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 II vs Canon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS Specs Table

General Canon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 II Canon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS
Brand Canon Canon
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
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Lens Type Standard Zoom Standard Zoom
Lens Mount Canon EF-S Canon EF-S
Max Format APS-C / DX APS-C / DX
Focal Range 18-55mm 18-55mm
Image Stabilization No Yes
Colour Black Black
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom No
Zoom Lock No
Zoom Ratio 3.1X 3.1X
Aperture
Max Aperture F3.5 – F5.6 F3.5 – F5.6
Min Aperture F22.0 – F38.0 F22.0 – F38.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 6 6
Optics
Optical Elements 11 11
Optical Groups 9 9
Special Elements Optimised lens coatings to minimise ghosting and flare 1 Aspherical element
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.28m 0.25m
Max Magnification 0.1X 0.34X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micromotor Micromotor
Full Time Manual No
Focus Method Extending front Extending front
Distance Scale No No
DoF Scale No No
Distance Scale No No
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 190g 200g
Diameter 69mm 69mm
Length 80mm 70mm
Materials Plastic barrel, plastic mount Unknown
Weather Sealing No Unknown
Filter Thread 58mm 58mm
Filter Notes rotates on focus
Hood Supplied Unknown No
Hood Code EW-60C EW-60C
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories Soft Case LP814
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