Product Comparison: Canon EF-M 18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM vs Canon EF-M 55-200 mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM

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General Specifications
EF-M 18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM
EF-M 55-200 mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM
About the Product
Capture dramatic landscapes and beautiful close up detail of distant subjects with one compact, high quality lens featuring 8.3x optical zoom, 4-stop Image Stabilizer and STM focusing technology. The ideal 'all-in-one' lens for EOS M users.
A compact zoom lens for EOS-M cameras that takes you closer to the action. An Image Stabilizer protects against blur from camera shake. STM technology delivers smooth, quiet focusing when shooting movies.
Key Specs
Mount Type
Canon EF-M
Canon EF
Maximum Aperture
5.6 /f
6.3 /f
Minimum Focal Length
18 millimeters
55 millimeters
Maximum Focal Length
150 millimeters
200 millimeters
Lens Type
Telephoto zoom
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Canon EF-M 18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Camera Lens
  • This is an ideal range of focal lengths for travel and street photography, being equivalent to the 24-72 mm lenses used by full frame camera.
  • Tack sharp and a solid focal length makes it a great all-purpose lens that is really compact.
  • For gig photography it's great and the focal length is very appealing.
  • This lense is pretty amazing, the Aperture Range makes it great for long exposure, good for scenic shots or land Skype.
  • Excellent lens. Quiet and quick focusing. Great for street photos especially in the evening when the fast aperture comes into its own.
Canon EF-M 55-200 mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM Lens for Camera,Black
  • This is an excellent little lens which adds telephoto capability to the EOS-M system, nicely complementing the existing line up.
  • This lens is an excellent addition to your gear bag. A compact, light, neat and attractive telephoto lens.
  • It has the appeal of a nice focal length when used on a crop sensor camera.
  • The sharpness of the pictures is incredible at the right aperture, producing some amazing portrait shots.
  • It works very well in a gym or church for example. makes a good focal length for full-body portraits.
Size & Weight
2.4 in.
2.4 in.
2.4 in.
2.4 in.
3.4 in.
3.4 in.
10.6 oz.
9.2 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Canon EF-M 18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Camera Lens
  • The light weight and small size makes it ideal for a carry around lens.
  • The build quality isn't stellar, but more than sufficient. What you lose in build you make up for in size. It's small, light as a feather and takes a crisp shot.
  • Super small lightweight lens, decent build quality feels good in the hand and has a metal mount.
  • Build is fine and the size is great and photos are just very nice. Highly recommended.
  • I just love this's wonderful. It's silent, fast, really compact and sharp as a tack.
Canon EF-M 55-200 mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM Lens for Camera,Black
  • Great lens. Superb crisp like images, lightweight compared to other lenses that I own.
  • I am amazed at the quality of the photos from this compact very well priced zoom.
  • Good quality, compact size and very good picture quality. Easy to attach to the camera.
  • A lovely lens, very small and light. Excellent image capture for such a small size.
  • This lens is really small, compared to my EOS full frame equivalent and appears to focus quickly enough and accurately enough for the EOS-M camera type.
Minimum Focus Distance
9.84 in.
39.6 in.
Field Of View
74°20' - 27°50'
Zoom Type
Manual Focus, Auto Focus
Manual/Auto Focus
Optical Stabilization
What customers say about "Imaging"
Canon EF-M 18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Camera Lens
  • Great lens, with an excellent range. Feels well made and gives great crisp photos.
  • Very impressed with this lens: very sharp images, if a little too slow to focus.
  • Focus is fast and the lens is well able to cope with a huge range of shooting environments through to landscapes etc.
  • Images come out crisp and sharp which is great with a warm and full colour.
  • This lens is simply amazing and pictures are really sharp, It is also very small and light to carry.
Canon EF-M 55-200 mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM Lens for Camera,Black
  • Out of the three lenses I have this is my favourite. I just love the photos this lens produces.
  • The image quality is sharp and quite superb for the price. Recommended.
  • It is a good lens for low light photography, especially indoors.
  • The sharpness of the area in focus is very good and (depending on your setting) you can get a lovely and creamy background.
  • I must say the image quality is very good. Works really well on the M5.
Brand Compatibility
Sensor Type Compatibility
Lens Groups and Elements
17 Elements in 13 Groups
17 Elements in 11 Groups
Number of Aperture Blades
Filter Diameter
55 millimeters
52 millimeters
Optimal element placement, Combination with the EOS M5
One aspheric lens element, UD lens element
What customers say about "Features"
Canon EF-M 18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Camera Lens
  • Excellent lens the close up mode is very good, would recommend this as an addition to a eos 3m camera.
  • A good lens, if you are changing from a larger camera or using a mirrorless camera then this ideal. Gives a very good photograph on a eo s m6.
  • Superb lens, and a no-brainer for crop-frame. Very sharp, extremely close focus distance which can generate decent bokeh.
  • The focus ring is very smooth to turn which is also good for video work and focusing doesn't turn the front of the lens which is great when using a polarising filter.
  • Decent build quality feels good in the hand and has a metal mount.
Canon EF-M 55-200 mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM Lens for Camera,Black
  • The front element doesn’t rotate on focussing, making filter use easier, and I see no signs of focus creep so far.
  • Note that the filter thread does not rotate on autofocus, so you can happily use a polarising filter.
  • It is best suited to portrait mode and with a filter produces some excellent clear and defined pictures but I have also had some good long shots with it also.
  • Filter thread is 52mm and does not rotate with focus (useful for filter users)
  • Only down-side is that the lens hood screws into the filter thread so it can't be turned round and reverse-fitted onto the lens for storage.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
499.99 $
349.99 $

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