Is Canon EOS M3 and Canon EF-S 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 II compatible?

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

Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3
Released: 2015
Type: Mirrorless
Sensor: APS-C (1.6x)
24 Megapixels
6000 x 4000 pixels

Canon EF-S 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 II

Canon EF-S 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 II
Released: 2005
Standard Zoom Lens
Suited for cameras with APS-C sensors
Focal Length: 18-55 mm
Aperture: f/3,5-5,6

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: February 2024

This is the short answer:

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together if you use the desired adapter.

You must use an EOS M adapter

This Canon lens is not part of the Canon EOS M-system but it can still be used with Canon EOS M cameras. To use this lens on this camera you need an adapter.

Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS M

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.

This lens has focal length:
18-55 mm

Since Canon EOS M3 does not have a Full Frame sensor the experience focal length you will experience will be:
29-88 mm

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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 M3
366 gram

Canon EF-S 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 II
190 gram

Together they have a total weight of 556 gram (equal to 1.23 lb).

Compatibility Check ID: 1401