Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens Specifications and Measurements

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SpecificationsCanon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens
  Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens
APS-C Sensor DSLRs Only? Y
Lenses / Groups 11/9
Angle of View: Diagonal 74°20' - 27°50'
Angle of View: Horizontal 64°30' - 23°20'
Angle of View: Vertical 45°30' - 15°40'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/3.5-22 / f/5.6-32
Aperture Max by Focal Length 18-23mm = f/3.5
24-28mm = f/4.0
29-38mm = f/4.5
39-46mm = f/5.0
47-55mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 6
Rounded Aperture? Y
Manufacturer Specification Weight 7.1 oz
Actual Weight 7.1 oz
Lens Hood Weight 0.2 oz
In-Use Weight 7.2 oz
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.7 x 2.76”
Measured Size (DxL)
Max Length at Full Extension 3.67”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 0.39”
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y
Focus Extension Length 0.24”
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.14 x 0.77”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 3.76 / 4.34”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 1.7” / 0.33”
Filter Size 58mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates Y
AF Motor Type Micro Motor
Full Time Manual Focus N
Focus Ring Rotation 61°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type N
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 9.8”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 9.17” / 9.37”
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.34x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.64-0.23x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 1.00-0.51x
Zoom Ring Rotation 66°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? N / EW-60C Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 4 /
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? N /
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
18mm = 3.37'
24mm = 4.34'
28mm = 5.10'
35mm = 6.35'
55mm = 9.70'
Year Introduced 2007
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