Canon EF-S 55-250mm f4.0-5.6 IS lens comparison

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Price $249 to $299 at 12 stores
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
Average user rating 4.0 stars out of 3 reviews
Release date August 20, 2007
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
Lens Aperture F/4.0-5.6
Special Functions Tele
Zoom
Intended For Digital SLR
35mm SLR
Optical Zoom 4.5 x
Length 4 in
Lens Construction 10 group(s) / 12 element(s)
Focal Length 55 mm - 250 mm
Lens System Telephoto zoom lens
Weight 13.8 oz
Product Description Canon EF-S Telephoto zoom lens - 55 mm - 250 mm
Mounting Type Canon EF-S
Filter Size 58 mm
Focus Adjustment Manual
Automatic
Min Focus Range 3.6 ft
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