Is Canon EOS 650D and Sigma 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 DC OS HSM compatible?

Below you will find your chosen camera and lens. Click on the product name for more information.

Canon EOS 650D

Canon EOS 650D
Released: 2012
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: APS-C (1.6x)
18 Megapixels
5184 x 3456 pixels

Sigma 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 DC OS HSM

Sigma 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 DC OS HSM
Released: 2009
Suited for cameras with APS-C sensors
Focal Length: 18-250 mm
Aperture: f/3,5-6,3

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: November 2023

This is the short answer:

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together. Here is a longer answer:

Lens is available with Canon mount

This lens is manufactured by Sigma but is available with a Canon mount.
This lens is also available for Nikon cameras, so before you buy the lens - make sure you get the right version.

Optimized for each other

Some lenses are optimized for a smaller APS-C sensor. Sigma 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 DC OS HSM is such a lens, requiring an APS-C sensor, and this is exactly the sensor you will find inside Canon EOS 650D.

Focal Length

The Canon camera has a sensor of type APS-C, a smaller version compared to a Full frame sensor, which means that your experienced Focal length will be multiplied by 1.6x.

Actual Focal Length for this lens:
18-250 mm

Experienced Focal Length with this camera:
29-400 mm

Read more about Crop factor on Canon cameras

Total weight

When you are looking at a combination of a camera and a lens you must always consider the total weight. Each product weighs in at:

Canon EOS 650D
575 gram

Sigma 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 DC OS HSM
630 gram

Together they have a total weight of 1205 gram (equal to 2,66 lb).