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Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens Review

The Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM is a replacement to the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens that offers 7x zoom range, image stabilization and now STM (Stepper Motor) AF for fast and silent autofocus that is optimized for Video. This lens is available in a kit with the Rebel T5i and 70D bodies. With the EF-S designation we know that this lens can only be mounted on Canon’s APS-C bodies and will not mount on full frame DSLR’s.


  • Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM - $549.99

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Focal Length 18 - 135 mm
Max Aperture f/3.5
Minimum Aperture f/
Minimum Focus distance 15.36 inches
Maximum Magnification 0.28x
Number of Elements 16
Number of Groups 12
Aperture Blade Design Rounded
Number of Aperture Blades 7
Filter Size 67 mm
Diameter 3.02 in.
Length 3.78 in.
Weight 1.06 lbs.
Lens Mount Construction Metal
Tripod Collar None
Weather Sealed No
Distance Scale No
Image Stabilization Yes
Lens Shade Optional

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