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Compare Nikon 18-55mm F3.5-5.6G VR vs Nikon 55-200mm F4-5.6G VR II vs Canon EF-S 10-18mm F4.5–5.6

Reviews

Neo score
50%
60%
62%
Pros
  • Optically stabilized
  • Light in the hand
  • Very affordable
  • Optically stabilized
  • Affordable for its focal range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Light in the hand
  • Internal zoom
Cons
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Lens hood not included
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Lens hood not included
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Not the best build quality
  • Not the sharpest

Price

MSRP
250 USD
350 USD
300 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
7 blades
7 blades
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Standard Zoom Lens
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Mount
Nikon F-mount
Nikon F-mount
Canon EF-mount
Material
Composite
Composite
Motor
Stepper motor
Micro-type ultrasonic
Stepper motor
Optical Formula | Elements
12 elements
13 elements
14 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
9 groups
9 groups
11 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
Two aspherical elements + super integrated coating groups
1 ED glass element groups
UD lens element and enhanced lens coatings groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
55 mm / 2.17 in
52 mm / 2.05 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Diameter
65 mm / 2.56 in
71 mm / 2.80 in
75 mm / 2.95 in
Size | Length
63 mm / 2.48 in
83 mm / 3.27 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
Weight
205 g / 7.24 oz
300 g / 10.60 oz
240 g / 8.48 oz

Function

Angle Of View
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 29.4° Diagonal | 24.6° Horizontal | 16.6° Vertical (tele)
29.4° Diagonal | 24.6° Horizontal | 16.6° Vertical (wide) ~ 8.3° Diagonal | 6.9° Horizontal | 4.6° Vertical (tele)
107.1° Diagonal | 96.7° Horizontal | 73.7° Vertical (wide) ~ 73.9° Diagonal | 64.0° Horizontal | 45.2° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/22–38
f/4–5.6 ~ f/22–32
f/4.5–5.6 ~ f/22–29
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
1.6
Focal Length
18 mm ~ 55 mm
55 mm ~ 200 mm
10 mm ~ 18 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
27.0 mm ~ 82.5 mm
82.5 mm ~ 300.0 mm
16.0 mm ~ 28.8 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
No
No
No
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom
Internal zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.38x
0.15x
Min Focus Distance
250 mm / 9.84 in
1100 mm / 43.31 in
220 mm / 8.66 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: HB-N106 (sold separately)
Lens Hood: EW-73 C (sold separately)
Debut
2016-01-05
2015-01-06
2014-05-13
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