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Compare Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 vs Tamron 18-400mm F/3.5-6.3

Reviews

Neo score
43%
60%
Pros
  • Optically stabilized
  • Very useful focal range
  • Extreme zoom range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
Cons
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Not as good a deal as the EF-M version
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ

Price

MSRP
600 USD
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Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
7 blades
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
All-in-One Zoom Lens
All-in-One Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount
Material
Plastic barrel, metal mount
Motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
16 elements
16 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
12 groups
11 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
One UD and one aspherical elements groups
Low dispersion, aspherical, hybrid aspherical elements groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
67 mm / 2.64 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
Size | Diameter
77 mm / 3.03 in
79 mm / 3.11 in
Size | Length
96 mm / 3.78 in
124 mm / 4.88 in
Weight
515 g / 18.20 oz
710 g / 25.09 oz

Function

Angle Of View
73.9° Diagonal | 64.0° Horizontal | 45.2° Vertical (wide) ~ 11.4° Diagonal | 9.5° Horizontal | 6.4° Vertical (tele)
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 4.1° Diagonal | 3.4° Horizontal | 2.3° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/22–38
f/3.5–6.3 ~ f/22–40
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.6
1.5
Focal Length
18 mm ~ 135 mm
18 mm ~ 400 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
28.8 mm ~ 216.0 mm
27.0 mm ~ 600.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Extending front
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
No
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.28x
0.34x
Min Focus Distance
390 mm / 15.35 in
450 mm / 17.72 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: EW-73D (supplied)
Lens hood included
Debut
2016-02-18
2017-06-23
Model Name
B028
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