Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

March 21, 2013 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses | Comment |

The Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM is a new standard zoom for the manufacturer’s APS-C digital SLR cameras, featuring near-silent STM technology optimised for focussing in live view and video modes. Other highlights include optical image stabilisation, an iris diaphragm with seven rounded blades, a non-rotating front element, Super Spectra coating and a close-focus point of 25cm. The EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM will be available from late April, at suggested retail prices of £239.99 / €299.99 / $249.99.

Canon Press Release

EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM – A standard STM zoom lens, for everyday photos and video

The new EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM is the perfect lens for EOS 700D and EOS 100D users to start their photography adventure. From sweeping landscapes to portraits, the versatile 18-55mm zoom range means users can enjoy the flexibility of getting close to subjects or getting more in the shot. Images are captured with precision detail and clarity thanks to a 4-stop Optical Image Stabilizer, which also lets photographers use lower ISO levels and longer shutter speeds. The full time manual focus ring allows users to make precise focus adjustments, while the near-silent STM technology also ensures noise is kept to a minimum whilst focusing – perfect for when capturing movies.

EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM – key features:
·    Versatile focal length range
·    Compact design
·    Four-stop optical Image Stabilizer
·    Smooth focusing with STM motor
·    0.25m closest focusing distance
·    Super Spectra Coating
·    Non-rotating front element
·    Manual focus ring
·    Circular seven-bladed aperture

Pricing and availability:
The EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM is available from late April, with an SRP of £239.99 / €299.99 / $249.99.

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