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Compare Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro vs Nikon Z 40mm F2 vs Nikon 24mm F1.8G

Reviews

Neo score
31%
93%
50%
Pros
  • Exceptional maximum magnification
  • Optional LED ring light and tripod collar available
  • Short barrel
  • Light in the hand
  • Weather-sealed
  • Natural perspective
  • Well corrected
  • Good sharpness
Cons
  • Not stabilized
  • No lens hood available
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Lens hood not included
  • Lacks weather sealing

Price

MSRP
399 USD
300 USD
750 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
8 blades
9 blades
7 blades, Rounded blades
Colors
Black
Black
Black
Form Factor
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Normal Prime Lens
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount, Canon RF-mount, Leica L-mount, Nikon F-mount, Nikon Z-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sony E-mount
Nikon Z-mount
Nikon F-mount
Motor
Stepper motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
8 elements
6 elements
12 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
6 groups
4 groups
9 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 low-dispersion element groups
2 aspherical elements, Super Integrated Coating groups
2 ED and 2 aspherical elements + nano crystal coat groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
52 mm / 2.05 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
Size | Diameter
82 mm / 3.23 in
70 mm / 2.76 in
78 mm / 3.07 in
Size | Length
65 mm / 2.56 in
46 mm / 1.81 in
83 mm / 3.27 in
Weight
400 g / 14.13 oz
170 g / 6.01 oz
355 g / 12.54 oz

Function

Angle Of View
81.8° Diagonal | 71.5° Horizontal | 51.3° Vertical
56.8° Diagonal | 48.5° Horizontal | 33.4° Vertical
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/16
f/2 ~ f/16
f/1.8 ~ f/16
Autofocus
No
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
25 mm
40 mm
24 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
No
Yes
No

Performance

Max Magnification
5x
0.17x
0.2x
Min Focus Distance
170 mm / 6.69 in
290 mm / 11.42 in
230 mm / 9.06 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood sold separately
Lens hood sold separately
Debut
2018-03-07
2021-09-14
2015-08-04
Made In
China
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