For Canon soccer moms and vacationistas wanting image stabilization. It’s got light weight, satisfying magnification (1:2.85), and the right price. Not the most rugged build with a plastic lensmount and scaleless barrel, but quite sharp.

Standout Spec: That price. With IS and excellent optics, it’s a lot of lens for a little cash.

Product Specifications

Lens Type: Zoom
Compatibility: Digital Only
Range: Normal, Super-zoom
Mount: Canon
Auto Focus: Yes
Full-Time Manual Focus Override: No
Silent AF: No
Zoom: Yes
Minimum Focal Length: 55 mm
Maximum Focal Length: 250 mm
Fastest Aperture: f/4.0
Slowest Aperture: f/22.0
Image Stabilization: Yes
Elements: 12
Groups: 10
Filter Size: 58 mm
Length: 4.3 inches
Weight: 13.8 ounces
Price: $235.00
Tripod Collar: No
Included Case: No
Macro: No
Tilt/Shift: No
Model Number:

Tested Review

Lens Test: Canon 55-250mm f/4-5.6 EF-S IS

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