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Canon outs EF-S 55-250mm f4-5.6 IS STM lens

Along with the new PowerShot cameras, Canon also announced the new addition to their telephoto zoom lineup, the EF-S 55-250mm f4-5.6 IS STM lens.

ef-s 55-250mm lens

Apart from the inclusion of a Stepping Motor (STM), the only other difference that this new lens has over its predecessor is the addition of a High-Quality Ultra-low Dispersion and Super Spectra Coating glass which handles CA (Chromatic Aberrations) and lessens ghosting and flare. Oh and the lens also has a fix minimum focusing distance of 0.85m (2.78 feet) throughout its zoom range, making it possible to get a little closer to the subject.

The new Canon EF-S 55-250mm f4-5.6 IS STM will hit the shelves on the latter part of September and will have a USD545price tag.


This article was written by Ronnie Bulaong, a special features contributor and correspondent for YugaTech. Follow him on Twitter @turonbulaong.

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2 Responses

  1. Rick says:

    price is a bit steep…

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