Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS STM vs EF-S 18-55mm IS II Comparison (Resolution and more)

Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS STM

Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS STM resolution at 18mm – Image courtesy: dicahub.com

Korean site dicahub (translated) posted a comprehensive Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS STM the EF-S 18-55mm IS II lens review and comparison. How does Canon’s new STM lens, the EF-S 18-55mm IS STM (price & specs) compares to the previous 18-55mm kit lens? The EF-S 18-55mm IS STM was announced along with the Canon Rebel Sl1/EOS 100D (price & specs).

Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS STM core specs:

  • 28.8-88mm Zoom Lens (35mm Equiv)
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5-38
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Stepping Motor, Internal Focusing System
  • Supports Movie Servo AF Feature
  • Smooth and Quiet AF Ideal for Video
  • EF-S Mount for APS-C Format EOS Cameras
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Manual Focus Override in AF Mode
  • Accepts 58mm Filters

Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS STM price check:  Amazon | B&H Photo | Digitalrev | eBay | Henry Canada | Newegg Canada | Alibaba | Adorama | Canon USA [via dicahub]

Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS STM

Resolution comparison #1 – Image courtesy: dicahub.com

Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS STM

Resolution comparison #2 – Image courtesy: dicahub.com

  • DuRi

    It is nice to see an increase in sharpness in this lens. It is gonna be high on my shopping list to have cheap and light wide angle lens for my 6d(after little surgery) 🙂