9.8 out of 10 based on 4936 reviews

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

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  • User Score (5111)
    9.5 9.5 from 5111 reviewers
  • Expert Score (13)
    8.5 8.5 from 13 reviewers
  • Design (39)
    9.5 9.5 from 39 reviewers
  • Value for money (11)
    10 10 from 11 reviewers
  • Features (2)
    8.9 8.9 from 2 reviewers
  • Ease of use (13)
    9.6 9.6 from 13 reviewers
  • Picture quality (6)
    8.9 8.9 from 6 reviewers
  • Overall quality (4)
    6.7 6.7 from 4 reviewers
  • Battery performance (4)
    10 10 from 4 reviewers
  • Build quality (5)
    7.4 7.4 from 5 reviewers
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  • Expert Reviews

0 Local, 26 Total
  • User Reviews

  1. F/1.8

    JB Hi-Fi
    10/10
    Reviewer: SheldonI, JB Hi-Fi
    15 August 2018

    It is really good to have low light covered now, the 50mm size gives you decent opportunity to work with so in all a great product. Read more

  2. So-so

    Teds
    6.0/10
    Reviewer: Cody, Teds
    24 December 2015

    The good points are that the images that come out are nice, it's compact, and it's cheap. But the build quality is terrible. You can't use it for video (the AF motor noise is extremely loud), and the manual focus makes a terrible grinding spring noise. Read more

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  3. Valve for money

    Harvey Norman
    10/10
    Reviewer: Big Johnny, Harvey Norman
    19 July 2018

    I’ve had this for a while an it is a great lens at a super price. Definitely recommend, it won’t disappoint Read more

  4. Best Lens for starter cinema filmakers!

    Canon
    8.0/10
    Reviewer: Anonymous, Canon
    1 week ago

    No i dont mean blockbuster films or cinema movies, i mean youtube music videos like Logan Paul. This lens is really good for low light as mentioned in the brochure, i could take really nice photos with my setup in low light and the results were amazing! Read more

  5. The "Nifty Fifty" that's right for video

    Camerasdirect
    9.5/10
    Reviewer: Harrison, Camerasdirect
    6 January 2015

    Featuring full time manual control and a Stepping Motor, this Canon Prime Lens should be one on the list for the video shooter. The Stepping Motor allows silent and smooth auto focusing, which is perfect for video recording and the Full Time Manual control lets you adjust your focus manually even... Read more

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