Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II

Announced Jun 13, 2011 •
Telephoto zoom lens | Canon EF-S
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Announced Jun 13, 2011
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The compact and affordable EF-S 55-250mm F4-5.6 IS II offers powerful telephoto performance on Canon's APS-C DSLRs. Offering an equivalent focal range of 28.8-400mm its is equipped with a 4-stop Image Stabilizer with automatic panning detection. This lens is a cosmetically refreshed version of the existing older 55-250mm IS, launched in 2008. A consumer-grade tele zoom, it is available on its own and in kits bundled with Canon's midrange APS-C DSLRs.

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Quick specs
Lens type Zoom lens
Focal length 55–250 mm
Image stab. Yes (4 stops)
Lens mount Canon EF-S
Max aperture F4.0 - F5.6
Min aperture F22.0 - F32.0
Min focus 1.10 m (43.31)
Max magnification 0.31×
Weight 390 g (0.86 lb)
Length 108 mm (4.25)

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