The new EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM telephoto zoom lens is an ideal companion for the EOS 70D, EOS Rebel SL1 and EOS Rebel T5i Digital SLR cameras. It offers and Optical Image Stabilizer for up to 3.5 equivalent stops for shake correction and it allows capture of high quality still and video images, while reducing motor noise from the lens.
The EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM telephoto zoom lens stepping motor and newly-designed focus mechanism support Canon EOS Movie Servo AF to provide smooth and quiet continuous autofocusing during video shooting, as well as when shooting photos.
- One UD lens element – reduce chromatic aberration throughout the zoom range.
- Enhanced lens coatings – help color balance while minimizing ghosting and flare.
- 7-blade circular aperture – to create soft backgrounds
- Compact six-group zoom system – maximum magnification of 0.29x at the telephoto end.
- Front element does not rotate during focus – beneficial when using polarized lenses.
The EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM telephoto zoom lens is scheduled to be available in late September for an estimated retail price of $349.99. For more information click here.