Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens comparison

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Price $110 to $399 at 12 stores $149 to $299 at 13 stores $99 at 1 store $596 to $799 at 10 stores $419 to $439 at 12 stores
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Release date August 20, 2003 August 20, 2007 November 17, 2010 September 04, 2009 August 20, 2003
The Bottom Line A lightweight, compact design coupled with its stabilized 400mm-equivalent focal length zoom and affordable price make the Canon EF-S 55-250mm f4-5.6 IS a versatile lens for entry-level shooters and amateurs on a budget.

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Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
1
1
Lens Aperture F/1.8
F/4.0-5.6
F/2.8
F/3.5-5.6
F/1.8
Special Functions Info unavailable Tele
Zoom
Zoom
Wide angle
Zoom
Tele
Intended For Digital SLR
Digital SLR
35mm SLR
Digital SLR
35mm SLR
Digital SLR
35mm SLR
Digital SLR
Optical Zoom Info unavailable 4.5 x
2.2 x
11.1 x
Info unavailable
Length 2 in
4 in
4.4 in
4 in
3 in
Lens Construction 5 group(s) / 6 element(s)
10 group(s) / 12 element(s)
12 group(s) / 16 element(s)
12 group(s) / 16 element(s)
7 group(s) / 9 element(s)
Focal Length 50 mm
55 mm - 250 mm
16 mm - 35 mm
18 mm - 200 mm
85 mm
Lens System Lens
Telephoto zoom lens
Wide-angle zoom lens
Zoom lens
Telephoto lens
Weight 4.6 oz
13.8 oz
1.4 lbs
1.2 lbs
15 oz
Product Description Canon EF Lens - 50 mm
Canon EF-S Telephoto zoom lens - 55 mm - 250 mm
Canon EF Wide-angle zoom lens - 16 mm - 35 mm
Nikon Zoom-Nikkor Zoom lens - 18 mm - 200 mm
Canon EF Telephoto lens - 85 mm
Mounting Type Canon EF
Canon EF-S
Canon EF
Nikon F
Canon EF
Filter Size 52 mm
58 mm
82 mm
72 mm
58 mm
Focus Adjustment Manual
Automatic
Manual
Automatic
Manual
Automatic
Manual
Automatic
Manual
Automatic
Localization Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable English
Min Focus Range 17.7 in
3.6 ft
11 in
19.7 in
33.5 in
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