Excerpt: This lens is an update to the current Canon 18-135mm IS lens, replacing the standard focusing motor with Canon's new stepping motor technology, which promises, smoother, quieter autofocus performance, which is especially suited to recording video.
Pros: Good sharpness for a superzoom, Lightweight, Fast focusing, Effective stabiliser
Cons: High CA levels, Overpriced when not sold as part of a kit
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 STM IS - Review / Test Report
2 November 2012
Conclusion: The Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 STM IS is a pretty obvious choice for those users seeking for a long universal range while keeping a very decent image quality. The new optical design with a large diameter UD element in the front lens group obviously makes a difference compared to its predecessor.
Summary: Slightly larger than its predecessor (which we reviewed in November,2009), the new EF-S 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS STM lens has been developed to match the EOS 650D and offers features to complement the camera's movie capabilities.
Pros: You want a general purpose lens for everyday shooting and it's offered with the EOS 650D body., You'd like a lens that requires no readjustment when you fit polarisers and graduated filters. Don't buy this lens if :, You require high resolution at all focal lengths, along with good flatness of fi...
Обзор Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 STM IS. Тихий китовый объектив для видеосъемки
4 June 2014
Excerpt: Не знаю, у кого как, но лично у меня всегда возникал вопрос: стоит ли при покупке новой тушки покупать кит или же лучше купить body и (за фактически те же деньги) недорогой, но светосильный «полтинник».