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Compare Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 vs Tamron 16-300mm 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
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
  • Not the highest grade of build

Price

MSRP
600 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
7 blades, Circular diaphragm
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
All-in-One Zoom Lens
All-in-One Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Sony A-mount
Material
Plastic barrel, metal mount
Motor
Ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
16 elements
16 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
12 groups
12 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
One UD and one aspherical elements groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
67 mm / 2.64 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Diameter
77 mm / 3.03 in
75 mm / 2.95 in
Size | Length
96 mm / 3.78 in
100 mm / 3.94 in
Weight
515 g / 18.20 oz
540 g / 19.08 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)
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 5.5° Diagonal | 4.6° Horizontal | 3.1° 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
16 mm ~ 300 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
28.8 mm ~ 216.0 mm
24.0 mm ~ 450.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
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
390 mm / 15.35 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: EW-73D (supplied)
Lens hood included
Debut
2016-02-18
2014-02-06
Model Name
B016
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