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Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
9.4 out of 10

Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

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Overall 7
7.0

Canon EF-M 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS STM

PC Magazine
16 July 2013
  • Conclusion: The Canon EF-M 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS STM is sharper and better made than many 18-55mm lenses, but shows noticeable distortion at wider angles.
  • Pros: Sharp. Optically stabilized. 3x zoom range. Well built.
  • Cons: Small aperture. Noticeable distortion. Electronic manual focus. Hood not included.
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Overall 7
7.0

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

PC Magazine
11 June 2013
  • Conclusion: The Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM is one of the better starter lenses out there, but it has the same flaws that are common in similar lenses.
  • Pros: Sharp. STM focus motor. Optical stabilization.
  • Cons: Plastic lens mount. Noticeable distortion. Some color fringing and fall-off. Narrow aperture. Hood not included.
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REVIEW: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Review

photodo
1 May 2013
  • Excerpt: Handling and features This is the latest incarnation of Canon's 18-55mm image stabilised kit lens for EF-S compatible EOS cameras sporting their new STM stepping motor technology, which promises to provide smooth, silent autofocus, especially well-suited for shooting video.
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The Digital Picture
3 August 2012
  • Excerpt: Is the Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens right for you? Learn all you need to know in The-Digital-Picture.com's review!
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Overall 7
7.0

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Review

ePHOTOzine
7 June 2013
  • Excerpt: This is the latest incarnation of Canon's 18-55mm image stabilised kit lens for EF-S compatible EOS cameras sporting their new STM stepping motor technology, which promises to provide smooth, silent autofocus, especially well-suited for shooting video.
  • Pros: Good sharpness throughout the zoom range, Lightweight, Fast focusing, Effective stabiliser, Close focusing
  • Cons: High CA levels, Plastic lens mount, A touch expensive when bought on its own
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Overall 8
7.5
Value for money 10
10
Overall quality 7
7.0
Build quality 5
5.0

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 STM IS - Review / Test Report

photozone.de
9 May 2013
  • Conclusion: Many users will probably think that photozone went gaga considering the resolution results of the Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 STM IS. Honestly, we'd prefer it to be worse so we wouldn't need to argue.
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Foto.ru
18 March 2015
  • Excerpt: Трехкратный штатный зум для работы с цифровыми камерами Canon EOS, подходящий для использования в любом жанре повседневной съемки. Компактные размеры и небольшой вес, круглая диафрагма для привлекательного размытого фона, изображения с высоким разрешением и низким уровнем аберраций, многослойное...
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Digimanie
29 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Společnost Canon znovu inovovala nabídku svých setových objektivů a vybavila je STM ostřícím motorkem. Dnes se podíváme na jeden z nich, základní model EF-S 18-55mm F3,5-5,6 IS STM. Ten nabídne 3,1× optický zoom v rozsahu 18 až 55 mm, tedy po přepočtu na kinofilm 29 až 88 milimetrů.
  • Pros: + Nadprůměrně rychlé ostření + Snadno odstranitelné vady v post-processingu + Dobrá ostrost i v rozích + Příjemný bokeh
  • Cons: - Chromatická aberace a zkreslení na širších ohniscích - Občasné odlesky v protisvětle
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Foto.ru
28 July 2013
  • Excerpt: Трехкратный штатный зум для работы с цифровыми камерами Canon EOS, подходящий для использования в любом жанре повседневной съемки. Компактные размеры и небольшой вес, круглая диафрагма для привлекательного размытого фона, изображения с высоким разрешением и низким уровнем аберраций, многослойное...
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