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Canon EF-S 55-250mm F4-5.6 IS STM Lens for Canon SLR Cameras

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  • Focal length and maximum aperture: 55-250mm 1:4-5.6
  • Closest focusing distance: 0.85m/2.8 ft.
  • Lens construction: 15 elements in 12 groups
  • Diagonal angle of view: 27 Degree 50 ft. - 6 Degree 15 ft.
  • Rear focus system
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Lens Compatibility Information: Canon EF-S lenses are only compatible with APS-C sensor DSLR cameras. Canon EF lenses are compatible with Canon full-frame and APS-C DSLR cameras.

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Compatible Camera Mount Canon EF-S Canon EF-S Canon EF Canon EF Canon EF
Focus Type Stepper motor Micromotor automatic_only, manual_only Stepper motor Micro-type ultrasonic Ring-type ultrasonic
Item Dimensions 2.76 x 4.37 x 2.76 in 2.76 x 4.25 x 2.76 in 0.08 x 4.37 x 2.76 in 3.27 x 4.09 x 3.27 in 3.03 x 5.63 x 3.03 in 2.99 x 6.77 x 2.99 in
Item Weight 0.83 lb 0.86 lb 0.83 lb 1.16 lbs 1.39 lbs 0.88 lb
Lens Type Zoom lens medium-telephoto Zoom Zoom lens Zoom lens telephoto
Maximum Aperture f/5.6 f/5.6 4 3.5 4 4
Maximum Focal Length 250 millimeters 250 millimeters 250 millimeters 105 millimeters 300 millimeters 200 millimeters
Minimum Aperture 32 32 f/32 32 45 32
Minimum Focal Length 55 millimeters 55 millimeters 55 millimeters 24 millimeters 70 millimeters 70
Photo Filter Thread Size 58 millimeters 58 millimeters 58 millimeters 77 millimeters 58 millimeters 67 millimeters

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The Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM telephoto zoom lens is a dream come true for photographers and videographers looking to add versatility and range to their lens collection. Compact and lightweight with Optical Image Stabilizer for up to 3.5 equivalent stops of shake correction, it extends the camera's reach significantly, capturing sharp images of faraway objects, even when handheld. It features Canon's amazing STM stepping motor and a newly designed high-speed CPU, rear focus mechanism and improved AF algorithm for high-speed performance, supporting Canon's Movie Servo AF for smooth, quiet and continuous focus adjustments. This lens features one UD lens element that reduces chromatic aberration, helping to achieve excellent image quality with high resolution and contrast. The front element does not rotate, ensuring easy compatibility with accessories like polarizing filters, and full-time manual focus is available even while in AF mode.

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EF-S55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM

EF-S55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM

For photographers and videographers looking to add versatility and range to their lens collection, the new EF-S 55–250mm f/4–5.6 IS STM telephoto zoom lens is a dream come true. Compact and lightweight with Optical Image Stabilizer for up to 3.5* equivalent stops of shake correction, it extends the camera's reach significantly, capturing sharp images of far away objects, even when handheld. It features Canon's amazing STM stepping motor and a newly designed high-speed CPU, rear focus mechanism and improved AF algorithm for high-speed performance, supporting Canon's Movie Servo AF for smooth, quiet and continuous focus adjustments. The EF-S 55–250mm f/4–5.6 IS STM lens features one UD lens element that reduces chromatic aberration, helping to achieve excellent image quality with high resolution and contrast. The front element does not rotate, ensuring easy compatibility with accessories like polarizing filters, and full-time manual focus is available even while in AF mode. Enhanced coatings on the lens elements deliver excellent color balance and minimize ghosting and flare, and a 7-blade circular aperture delivers beautiful, soft backgrounds. The EF-S 55–250mm f/4–5.6 IS STM lens has a compact design thanks to a new six-group zoom system that provides a maximum magnification of 0.29x at the telephoto end and a minimum focusing distance of 2.79 ft./0.85m throughout the zoom range.

* Based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) standards. Testing performed using the EOS 7D digital SLR camera at a focal length of 250mm (400mm in 35mm equivalence).

Specifications
  • Focal Length & Maximum Aperture: 55–250mm 1:4–5.6
  • Lens Construction: 15 elements in 12 groups
  • Diagonal Angle of View: 27°50' – 6°15'
  • Focus Adjustment: Rear focus system
  • Closest Focusing Distance: 2.79 ft. / 0.85m
  • Filter Size: 58mm diameter
  • Max Diameter x Length, Weight: 2.8 x 4.4 inches, approx. 13.2 oz./70.0 x 111.2mm, approx. 375g
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