Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II Lens Specifications and Measurements

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SpecificationsCanon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II Lens
  Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II Lens
APS-C Sensor DSLRs Only? Y
Lenses / Groups 12/10
Angle of View: Diagonal 27° 50' - 6° 15'
Angle of View: Horizontal 23°20' - 5°20'
Angle of View: Vertical 15°40' - 3°30'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4.0-22 / f/5.6-32
Aperture Max by Focal Length 55-73mm = f/4.0
74-95mm = f/4.5
96-153mm = f/5.0
154-250mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 7
Rounded Aperture? Y
Manufacturer Specification Weight 13.8 oz
Actual Weight 13.8 oz
Lens Hood Weight 0.9 oz
In-Use Weight 14.6 oz
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.76 x 4.25”
Measured Size (DxL) 2.83 x 4.57”
Max Length at Full Extension 6.95”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 1.64”
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y
Focus Extension Length 0.75”
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.37 x 2.17”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 6.65 / 9.03”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 2.41” / 0.81”
Filter Size 58mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates Y
AF Motor Type Micro Motor
Full Time Manual Focus N
Focus Ring Rotation 106°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type N
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 43.3”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 40.51” / 42.24”
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.31x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.6-0.05x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.47-0.11x
Zoom Ring Rotation 77°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? N / ET-60 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 3 /
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? N / LP1019 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
55mm = 10.63'
70mm = 12.99'
100mm = 18.59'
135mm = 24.45'
200mm = 36.30'
250mm = 43.67'
Year Introduced 2011
Review Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II Lens
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