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Compare Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 vs Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3

Reviews

Neo score
43%
60%
Pros
  • Optically stabilized
  • Very useful focal range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Versatile focal range
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
  • Only really good in the center

Price

MSRP
600 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

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, Sony A-mount
Material
Plastic barrel, metal mount
Motor
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
16 elements
16 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
12 groups
14 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
One UD and one aspherical elements groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
67 mm / 2.64 in
62 mm / 2.44 in
Size | Diameter
77 mm / 3.03 in
75 mm / 2.95 in
Size | Length
96 mm / 3.78 in
97 mm / 3.82 in
Weight
515 g / 18.20 oz
400 g / 14.13 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) ~ 8.3° Diagonal | 6.9° Horizontal | 4.6° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/22–38
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/22–40
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.6
1.5
Focal Length
18 mm ~ 135 mm
18 mm ~ 200 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
28.8 mm ~ 216.0 mm
27.0 mm ~ 300.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
No
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.28x
Min Focus Distance
390 mm / 15.35 in
490 mm / 19.29 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: EW-73D (supplied)
Lens hood included
Debut
2016-02-18
2015-08-06
Model Name
B018
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