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:  B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, BestBuy, Canon CA, 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

[Deal] Huge Rebel T3i/EOS 600D Bundle (lenses, printer, much more) for $599

Cool deal by B&H. You can get an interesting Rebel T3i/EOS 600D bundle that contains all what you need to start your photographic career. You get an instant rebate of $250 and a mail-in rebate of $400. So, for just $599 (click here) you buy the following items:

  • Canon EOS Rebel T3i Digital Camera (Body Only)
  • Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Autofocus Lens
  • Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II Lens for Digital SLR Cameras
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EOS M and EF-M Lenses Availability In Germany (Amazon DE)

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Since short Amazon DE has more EOS M related items in offer.

Moreover, Amazon DE has the EF-S 18-135mm 1:3,5-5,6 IS STM in stock (just 4 items) for €509 (click here).