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Compare Laowa 50mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro vs Laowa 17mm f/1.8

Reviews

Neo score
68%
50%
Pros
  • Exceptional 2x maximum reproduction
  • Very light for a 2x macro lens
  • Quite affordable
  • Supposedly apochromatic design
  • Very light in the hand
  • Versatile focal length
  • Very affordable
Cons
  • Not the best optically
  • Lacks weather sealing

Price

MSRP
399 USD
149 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
7 blades
Form Factor
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Image Size
MFT
MFT
Lens Barrel
DoF scale
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Optical Formula | Elements
14 elements
9 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
10 groups
7 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
Frog Eye Coating (FEC) groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
49 mm / 1.93 in
46 mm / 1.81 in
Size | Diameter
54 mm / 2.13 in
55 mm / 2.17 in
Size | Length
79 mm / 3.11 in
51 mm / 2.01 in
Weight
240 g / 8.48 oz
172 g / 6.08 oz

Function

Angle Of View
24.4° Diagonal | 20.4° Horizontal | 13.7° Vertical
65.0° Diagonal | 55.8° Horizontal | 38.9° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/1.8 ~ f/1.8
Autofocus
No
No
Crop Factor
2.0
2.0
Focal Length
50 mm
17 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
100.0 mm
34.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
Weather Resistance
No

Performance

Max Magnification
2x
Min Focus Distance
140 mm / 5.51 in
150 mm / 5.91 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Debut
2020-08-18
2019-10-21
Made In
China
China
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