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

Reviews

Neo score
60%
35%
43%
Pros
  • Extreme zoom range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Optically stabilized
  • Very useful focal range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Very useful focal range
Cons
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Lens hood not included
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • 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

Price

MSRP
650 USD
600 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
7 blades
7 blades
Colors
Black
Black
Black
Form Factor
All-in-One Zoom Lens
All-in-One Zoom Lens
All-in-One Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount
Sony E-mount
Canon EF-mount
Material
Plastic barrel, metal mount
Motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Linear Motor
Optical Formula | Elements
16 elements
16 elements
16 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
11 groups
12 groups
12 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
Low dispersion, aspherical, hybrid aspherical elements groups
1 aspherical + 2 ED elements groups
One UD and one aspherical elements groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
72 mm / 2.83 in
55 mm / 2.17 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Diameter
79 mm / 3.11 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
Size | Length
124 mm / 4.88 in
88 mm / 3.46 in
96 mm / 3.78 in
Weight
710 g / 25.09 oz
325 g / 11.48 oz
515 g / 18.20 oz

Function

Angle Of View
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 4.1° Diagonal | 3.4° Horizontal | 2.3° Vertical (tele)
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 12.2° Diagonal | 10.2° Horizontal | 6.8° Vertical (tele)
73.9° Diagonal | 64.0° Horizontal | 45.2° Vertical (wide) ~ 11.4° Diagonal | 9.5° Horizontal | 6.4° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/3.5–6.3 ~ f/22–40
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/22–36
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/22–38
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
1.6
Focal Length
18 mm ~ 400 mm
18 mm ~ 135 mm
18 mm ~ 135 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
27.0 mm ~ 600.0 mm
27.0 mm ~ 202.5 mm
28.8 mm ~ 216.0 mm
Focus Type
Extending front
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
Yes
No
No
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.34x
0.29x
0.28x
Min Focus Distance
450 mm / 17.72 in
450 mm / 17.72 in
390 mm / 15.35 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood sold separately
Lens Hood: EW-73D (supplied)
Debut
2017-06-23
2018-01-05
2016-02-18
Model Name
B028
SEL18135
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