An 11X superzoom with image stabilization and decent close-up ability, this is an all-around useful lens. Its metal lensmount and rugged build promise years of service.
Standout Spec: Versatility. Good for low light, close-ups, distant wildlife, and more.
Lens Test: Canon 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 EF-S IS AF
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Nikon AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6G
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Sony DT 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 SAM