Canon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 EF-S IS

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Canon's latest kit-lens for 1.6x crop digital bodies. Plastic build, but optical performance is much better than suggested by the low price.

Lens hood: EW-60C.

Rating: Ed: -, User: - (normalized, 0=useless, 50=average, 100=excellent).

Mount: Canon EF-S.
Format: DX/APS-C.
Optical zoom: 3.1x.
Focus: AF (built-in, gear-type).
IR: Poor IR performance.
Approximate street price: USD 170 (new, w/o tax).
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Established: 1937
HQ: Tokyo, Japan
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Canon is a multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan specializing in the manufacture of imaging and optical products. Its products including cameras, lenses, flash units, scanners, photocopiers, printers and steppers (used in semiconductor fabrication). The company was founded in 1937 as Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory and renamed Canon Inc. in 1947.

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