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Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS Image Stabilizer Telephoto Zoom Lens - Grey Market

SKU: CA55250AFSG MFR: 2044B002G
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About the Canon 55-250mm

This telephoto zoom lens is designed with Canon's Optical Image Stabilizer technology while retaining compactness and lightness, in response to demands of photographers.

This high zoom ratio lens is equivalent to a focal length of 88-400mm in the 35mm format (when used on Canon EOS cameras compatible with EF-S lenses) and the image stabilizer effect equivalent to a shutter speed about 4 stops faster than the same size lens without Image Stabilizer.

In other words, if the slowest shutter speed you could formerly hold a 250mm lens steadily was 1/250th of a second, with Canon's 4-stop stabilization correction, you could hand-hold at shutter speeds as slow as 1/15th of a second. It also uses a UD-glass lens element to correct chromatic aberration for excellent image quality throughout the zoom range.

The Canon 55-250mm is commonly used for Landscape/scenery, Sports/action, Wildlife photos and more.The Canon 55-250mm is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Casual photographer, Photo enthusiast among others.The Canon 55-250mm is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Canon 55-250mm: Consistent output, Durable, Easily interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus and Lightweight.

Canon 55-250mm Includes

  • Lens Cap E-58 II
  • Rear Lens Cap E
  • Adorama 1 Year Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Fast / accurate auto-focus (86) , Lightweight (83) , Easily interchangeable (82) , Consistent output (70) , Durable (32) , Strong construction (27) , Nice bokeh (14) , Rugged (12) , Easily interchangeable (10) , Lightweight (10) , Consistent output (8) , Durable (6) , Fast / accurate auto-focus (6) , Lightweight (5) , Super-sharp images (5) , Fast auto-focus (4) , Superior build quality (4) , Easily interchangeable (4) , Fast / accurate auto-focus (3) , Price (3)
Cons:
Slow focus (19) , Weak casing (16) , Poor in low light (15) , Heavy (10) , Lens creep (8) , Semi-sharp images (4) , Blurry focus (4) , Slow focus (3) , Slow auto-focus (3)
Best Uses:
Sports/action (59) , Landscape/scenery (49) , Wildlife photos (42) , General purpose (26) , Weddings (26) , Wildlife (23) , Landscape photography (18) , Night photography (11) , Macro photography (10) , Landscape/scenery (10) , Wildlife photos (10) , Video (9) , Portraits (6) , Sports/action (6) , Low light (6) , Wildlife photos (4) , Upgrade (4) , Macro photography (3) , Low light (3) , Landscape/scenery (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (37) , Casual photographer (28) , Enthusiast (20) , Semi-pro photographer (13) , Photo enthusiast (8) , Semi-professional (5) , Beginner (4) , Casual photographer (4) , Pro photographer (3) , Casual photographer (3) , Photography student (3) , Photo enthusiast (2) , Casual user (1) , Pro photographer (1) , Professional (1)

Canon 55-250mm Features

  • This EF-S telephoto lens with great features delivers excellent performance at an affordable price for all photographers

Canon 55-250mm Specifications

Focal Length & Maximum Aperture 55-250mm f/4-5.6
Lens Construction 12 elements in 10 groups, including one UD-glass element
Diagonal Angle of View 27° 50'- 6° 15' (with APS-C image sensors)
Focus Adjustment DC motor, gear-driven (front focusing design)
Closest Focusing Distance 3.6 ft./1.1m (maximum close-up magnification 0.31x)
Filter Size 58mm
Max. Diameter x Length 2.8 in. x 4.3 in./70 x 108mm (maximum lens length)
Weight 13.8 oz./390g
Warranty 1 year limited warranty
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