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Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS II vs Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM

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 IS II vs Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSMto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

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

  • 18-55mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format: APS-C / DX
  • 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 II

Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM Top Features

  • 18-50mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 – F4.5 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 67mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 395g.
  • Diameter: 74mm
  • Length: 89mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.3m
  • Max Magnification:0.24x

Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM

Our Winner: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS II over Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM

Focal Length – Tele 55mm vs 50mm
Optical Zoom 3.10x vs 2.80x
Weight 200g vs 395g
Diameter 69mm vs 74mm
Length 70mm vs 89mm
Filter Thread 58mm vs 67mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.25m vs 0.3m
Max Magnification 0.34x vs 0.24x

Pros Of Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM over Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS II
Max Aperture – Wide 2.8 vs 3.5
Max Aperture – Tele 4.5 vs 5.6
Diaphgragm Blades 7 vs 6
Focus Type Internal Focusing vs Extending front
Internal Zoom Yes vs No
Distance Scale Yes vs No

Cons Of Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS II and Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM
Weather Sealing No vs No

Canon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS II vs Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM All Features

General Canon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS II Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM
Brand Canon Sigma
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
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Lens Type Standard Zoom Standard Zoom
Lens Mount Canon EF-S Canon EF
Max Format APS-C / DX APS-C / DX
Focal Range 18-55mm 18-50mm
Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Colour Black Unknown
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (internal)
Power Zoom
Zoom Lock
Zoom Ratio 3.1X 2.8X
Aperture
Max Aperture F3.5 – F5.6 F2.8 – F4.5
Min Aperture F22.0 – F38.0 F22.0 – F36.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 6 7
Optics
Optical Elements 11 16
Optical Groups 9 12
Special Elements 1 Aspherical element 2 SLD glass elements 3 aspherical elements
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.25m 0.3m
Max Magnification 0.34X 0.24X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micromotor Ultrasonic
Full Time Manual No
Focus Method Extending front Internal
Distance Scale No Yes
DoF Scale No No
Distance Scale No Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown No
Physical Specs
Weight 200g 395g
Diameter 69mm 74mm
Length 70mm 89mm
Materials Unknown Metal mount
Weather Sealing Unknown No
Filter Thread 58mm 67mm
Filter Notes rotates on focus Does not rotate on focusing
Hood Supplied No Yes
Hood Code EW-60C Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
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