Compact and lightweight Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS STM Lens

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Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS STM LensCanon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens - A standard zoom compatible with Canon APS-C format cameras. It features a focal length range of 18-55mm which is equivalent to 29-88mm in the 35mm format. Optical Image Stabilization provides the equivalent of up to four stops of shake correction for clear imaging, even in low light.

A high-precision aspherical element reduces chromatic aberration throughout the zoom range for high resolution and contrast. The lens supports Canon's EOS Movie Servo AF feature for smooth and quiet continuous autofocusing during movie recording. This feature is enabled by the use of a six-group zoom system plus a stepping motor focusing mechanism. Additionally, manual focus adjustment is possible while shooting in AF mode, and an internal focusing system enables faster performance, maintains an overall compact lens form-factor and allows for a closer minimum focusing distance of 9.8".

The front element of the lens does not rotate during focusing, allowing you to use polarizing filters without a problem. Optimized lens coatings ensure precise color balance while minimizing ghosting and flare, and the 7-blade circular diaphragm produces pleasing background blur.

Optical Image Stabilization provides up to 4 stops of correction against camera shake, providing you with clearer images, even in dim light.
The STM feature complements the Movie Servo AF feature found on select EOS Cameras with a compact six-group zoom system and a new stepping motor and focus mechanism to deliver smooth and quiet continuous AF during movie shooting.
Manual focus override allows you to utilize the manual focus option at any time, even in autofocus mode, for precise focusing when needed.
One aspherical lens element reduces aberrations and helps to provide overall edge to edge sharpness.

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Lens type Zoom lens  
Max Format size APS-C / DX  
Focal length 1855 mm  
Image stabilization Yes (4 stops)  
Lens mount Canon EF-S  
Maximum aperture F3.5 - F5.6  
Minimum aperture F22.0 - F38.0  
Number of diaphragm blades 7  
Elements 13  
Groups 11  
Minimum focus 0.25 m (9.84)  
Maximum magnification 0.36  
Autofocus Yes  
Motor type Stepper motor  
Full time manual Yes  
Focus method Internal  
Distance scale No  
DoF scale No  
Weight 205 g (0.45 lb)  
Diameter 69 mm (2.72)  
Length 75 mm (2.96)  
Materials Plastic barrel, plastic mount  
Sealing No  
color Black  
Zoom method Rotary (extending)  
Power zoom No  
Zoom lock No  
Filter thread 58 mm  
Filter notes Does not rotate on focusing  
Hood supplied No  
Hood product code EW-63C  
Tripod collar No  


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