Canon EF-S 55-250mm
Canon EF-S 55-250mm
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Canon EF-S 55-250mm

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R 6,499.99
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  • Item information:

    Condition: New

    Brand: Canon

    Type:  Telephoto Zoom Lens

    F-stop: f/4-5.6

    Warranty: 1 year

  • Description:Compact, powerful telephoto zoomTaking you closer to the action, the EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM is the perfect companion for your EOS’s 18-55mm standard zoom lens, and ideal for wildlife, sports and travel photography. It combines powerful telephoto performance with great image quality and instinctive handling.


  • Includes STM Stepper Motor for smooth Video Autofocus on certain models
  • Affordable telephoto zoom lens
  • 88-400mm equivalent focal length
  • 4-stop Image Stabiliser with automatic panning detection
  • UD element
  • Super Spectra coatings
  • Circular diaphragm
  • Filter Size: 58mm

Affordable, powerful telephoto zoom
The EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS is a telephoto zoom lens combining powerful performance with high image quality. With a focal length equivalent of 88-400mm in 35mm format, it is ideal for photographers seeking an affordable, versatile lens for general-purpose telephoto photography.

Image Stabiliser with automatic panning detection
To combat the effects of camera shake, the EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS incorporates Canon’s latest 4-stop compensation Image Stabiliser technology. This allows the use of shutter speeds up to 4 times slower with no perceptible increase in image blur. Automatic panning detection automatically turns off the Image Stabiliser in either the horizontal or vertical direction when following moving subjects.

UD lens element 
The EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS employs a Canon UD (Ultra-low Dispersion) lens element to suppress the effects of secondary chromatic aberrations - for crisp, sharp, high-contrast images without fringing throughout the zoom range.

Super Spectra Coatings
Canon’s Super Spectra coatings combat ghosting and flare by absorbing light that may be reflected off digital camera sensors or internal lens elements. Super Spectra coatings also help ensure accurate colour balance and sharp, high-contrast results.

Circular aperture diaphragm
For shots taken at large aperture, a circular aperture diaphragm creates smooth, even bokeh (background blur) - ideal for emphasising subjects shot against distracting backgrounds. 

Lead-free glass
Only environmentally-friendly, lead-free glass is used in the construction of the EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS.


Filter Size:   58mm
f/Stop Range:   4-22/5.6-32
Minimum Focus Distance:  1.1m
Magnification:   1:3.2
Angle of View:   27-6°
Groups/Elements:   10/12
Tripod Collar:    No
Length:  108mm
Maximum Diameter:  70mm
Weight:   390g

 What's in the Box:

  • Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens
  • 58mm Snap-On Lens Cap
  • Lens Dust Cap E (Rear)


Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Canon EF-S 55-250 is ideal for beginners.

I bought a Canon EOS camera and it came with surprise gift of EF-S55 -250 lens at bargain price. It works like a dream.Handling is just perfect. EF-S 55-250 will soon become collectors item. A good EFS55-250 could cost you R7000.