- Autofocus (AF) lens type with manual focusing via AF/M switch
- Drive System: Micro-USM–quiet & fast
- Zoom Adjustment:- via zoom ring rotating type; indicative zoom settings: 75, 100, 135, 200 & 300mm
- Closest Focusing Distance:- 1.5m (4.9 ft);
- Filter rotation: YES; Filter Size:- 58mm front mounting; Lens construction:- 13 Elements in 9 Groups
A strategically priced tele-zoom. The rear metal lens mount is a rare treat found among all the entry level budget zoom lenses. Compared to the original, the Mk II has improved high-quality external appearance based on a new design which includes a smoother, silky surface finish as well as a new pattern zoom ring.