Product Comparison: Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM vs Tokina AT-X 11-20mm F2.8 PRO DX

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General Specifications
EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
AT-X 11-20mm F2.8 PRO DX
About the Product
This exciting zoom lens provides ultra wide-angle coverage to the EOS 20D, 30D, 40D, 50D and Digital Rebel SLRs. Equivalent to a 16-35mm zoom, it offers excellent performance and optics designed from the ground-up for digital SLR use.
The Tokina AT-X 11-20 F2.8 PRO DX ultra-wide angle lens features an expanded telephoto zoom range and improved optical performance. The lens is designed for use with Canon DSLR cameras with APS-C (DX) sensors.
Key Specs
Mount Type
Canon EF-S
Canon EF
Maximum Aperture
3.5 /f
2.8 /f
Minimum Focal Length
10 millimeters
11 millimeters
Maximum Focal Length
22 millimeters
20 millimeters
Lens Type
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Zoom Lens
  • I like this focal range. And for an ultra wide angle lens, a millimeter or two can make a huge difference.
  • Huge depth of focus, very good resolution and sharpness.
  • It gave enough aperture to capture beautiful photos.
  • This is a very versatile lens. At 22mm it's a 35mm equivalent, which happens to be one of my favorite focal lengths.
  • This lens offers incredibly wide focal lengths.
Tokina AT-X 11-20mm F2.8 PRO DX Camera Lens
  • The most impressive part is the f/2.8 aperture.
  • The 11-16 was always extremely sharp at all focal lengths and apertures.
  • The f2.8 aperture a nice bonus.
  • Wide aperture, extreme sharpness in the corners.
  • Excellent opening 2.8 that allows you to work quickly without feeling the lack of the stabilizer.
Size & Weight
3.3 in.
3.5 in.
3.3 in.
3.5 in.
3.5 in.
3.62 in.
13.6 oz.
19.75 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Zoom Lens
  • This lens is compact, extremely well designed and lightweight.
  • Very pleased with this lens. Amazing size and weight.
  • The lens itself is fairly lightweight.
  • Solid construction and a reasonable weight. Good crisp images.
  • It's small and relatively lightweight.
Tokina AT-X 11-20mm F2.8 PRO DX Camera Lens
  • It's quite well built but not too heavy, with a quality feel.
  • Really good build quality lens. Good size.
  • Pretty darn sharp with good contrast. Great weight.
  • This is a large lens, with large filter requirements (82mm), and it is fairly heavy.
  • The lens is extremely well made. But it's heavy.
Minimum Focus Distance
9.48 in.
11.02 in.
Field Of View
107°30' - 63°30'
Zoom Type
Auto Focus, Manual Focus
Auto Focus, Manual Focus
Optical Stabilization
What customers say about "Imaging"
Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Zoom Lens
  • AF is very responsive.
  • It is fast, quiet, accurate and has an internal focusing system.
  • The colors are vivid and not as flat; the focus is sharp.
  • It has good minimum focus distance.
  • Fast focus, and very quiet.
Tokina AT-X 11-20mm F2.8 PRO DX Camera Lens
  • Focus is adequately fast and locks on positively, with no hunting.
  • On my camera, focus is quick, quiet, and accurate.
  • It is well build, great for Macro, beautiful landscapes, fast zoom, quiet, and the manual focus ring is well built and smooth to operate.
  • Picture quality is fantastic. Amazing focus.
  • The lens is darn sharp, fast and has good focus accuracy.
Brand Compatibility
Sensor Type Compatibility
Lens Groups and Elements
13 Elements in 10 Groups
14 Elements in 12 Groups
Number of Aperture Blades
Filter Diameter
77 millimeters
82 millimeters
Internal Focusing, Circular aperture, Ultrasonic autofocus motor (USM), Super Spectra coating
Multi-Coating, Internal Focusing, Aspherical Lens, Super-low Dispersion glass, One-touch Focus Clutch Mechanism
What customers say about "Features"
Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Zoom Lens
  • Smooth operation, good fit and finish.
  • Very sharp and fast focus, nice colors and very good in low light.
  • Manual focus override is awesome.
  • Awesome lens. Very wide angle with lots of light.
  • Great image quality, autofocus, and construction.
Tokina AT-X 11-20mm F2.8 PRO DX Camera Lens
  • Image sharpness is stunning.
  • No color aberration that I could detect at any stop or zoom.
  • Low light performance is good.
  • It feels solid and well built.
  • Build quality is superb, and the zoom ring feels just right - not too stiff, not too loose.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
2 year(s)
Other Information
649.99 $

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