Good deal on Amazon: The Rebel T3i/EOS 600D with the EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Type II Lens dropped to $899.88 on Amazon US – click here to check the deal. The core specs of the Rebel T3i (EOS 600D in Europe):
- Includes EOS Rebel T3i digital SLR camera and EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Type II Lens
- 3.0-inch Vari-Angle Clear View LCD; Built-in flash; Full HD movie mode at 1920 x 1080 resolution
- DIGIC 4 Image Processor; Scene Intelligent Auto mode and Picture Style Auto incorporate EOS Scene Detection System
- Compatible with full line of Canon EF and EF-S lenses
- USB 2.0 terminal; Video out terminal: NTSC/PAL selectable; SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slot (card not included)
- 18.0 megapixel CMOS sensor; Eye-level SLR viewfinder
The Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens boasts a 35mm equivalency of 29-216mm when used with a Canon APS-C EOS Digital SLR. Measuring just 4″ in length and weighing about a pound, the lens offers a convenient wide angle to telephoto focal length.
Containing 16 elements (including a UD-glass element) in 12 groups, the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens captures an angle-of-view (AOV) range of about 74.2° to 11.3°, which is wide enough for most landscapes and long enough to capture more distant subjects.
The lens features internal focusing down to 1.5′, has an internal focusing system, and offers image stabilization for up to 4-stops of shake-control when shooting under lower lighting conditions.
- Wide Focal Range
- With 74.2° to 11.3° angle-of-view, the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens offers excellent wide angle to telephoto focal lengths with Canon APS-C EOS Digital SLRs.
- Lightweight and Compact Design
- Measuring just 4″ in length and weighing about a pound, the lens boasts excellent portability without compromising optical quality.
- Optical Image Stabilization
- Canon’s Image Stabilization system allows you to shoot sharp images with a 4-stop advantage under less-than-optimum lighting conditions.
- Optimized for Canon APS-C Sensor Cameras
- As with all Canon EF-S optics, the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens is designed to deliver optimum sharpness edge-to-edge when used with Canon APS-C format DSLRs.