Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM Overview

Announced Jun 8, 2012 •
Telephoto zoom lens | Canon EF-S | 6097B002
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Announced Jun 8, 2012
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Designed to exceed expectations and ideal for video and still images alike, the new EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM marks a new standard for EF-S lenses. It features a refined Image Stabilization system that delivers up to four equivalent stops of shake correction throughout the zoom range; and offers a maximum magnification of 0.28x at the telephoto end, while remaining even more compact in size. This EF-S lens supports the Canon EOS Rebel T4i DSLR's Movie Servo AF feature for smooth and quiet continuous AF during movie shooting by utilizing a new six-group zoom system and the adoption of a stepping motor and focus mechanism. High-speed autofocus is achieved thanks to an Inner focusing system, high-speed CPU, and optimized AF algorithm. Appearing for the first time in a Canon lens is Dynamic IS (Movie Shooting Mode only) that uses a wide image stabilization correction range to help ensure steady video while shooting when walking.

Quick specs
Lens type Zoom lens
Focal length 18–135 mm
Image stab. Yes (4 stops)
Lens mount Canon EF-S
Max aperture F3.5–5.6
Min aperture F22–38
Min focus 0.39 m (15.35)
Max magnification 0.28×
Weight 480 g (1.06 lb)
Length 96 mm (3.78)

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