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Compare Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro vs Tokina Firin 20mm F2 MF vs Tokina Opera 50mm F1.4

Reviews

Neo score
31%
59%
68%
Pros
  • Exceptional maximum magnification
  • Optional LED ring light and tripod collar available
  • Great build quality
  • Very sharp
  • Low distortion
  • Bright maximum aperture
  • Weather-sealed
  • Superb image quality
  • Considerate lens hood with filter window
Cons
  • Not stabilized
  • No lens hood available
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Very heavy for an f/1.4 standard lens

Price

MSRP
399 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
8 blades
9 blades
9 blades
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Normal Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
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
Sony E-mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount
Motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
8 elements
13 elements
15 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
6 groups
11 groups
9 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 low-dispersion element groups
Multi-layer coatings groups
Aspherical + low-dispersion elements, ELR coating groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
62 mm / 2.44 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
Size | Diameter
82 mm / 3.23 in
62 mm / 2.44 in
80 mm / 3.15 in
Size | Length
65 mm / 2.56 in
69 mm / 2.72 in
108 mm / 4.25 in
Weight
400 g / 14.13 oz
490 g / 17.31 oz
950 g / 33.57 oz

Function

Angle Of View
81.8° Diagonal | 71.5° Horizontal | 51.3° Vertical
94.5° Diagonal | 84.0° Horizontal | 61.9° Vertical
46.8° Diagonal | 39.6° Horizontal | 27.0° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/16
f/2 ~ f/22
f/1.4 ~ f/16
Autofocus
No
No
Yes
Focal Length
25 mm
20 mm
50 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
No
No
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
5x
0.1x
Min Focus Distance
170 mm / 6.69 in
280 mm / 11.02 in
400 mm / 15.75 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood sold separately
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2018-03-07
2016-09-08
2018-02-28
Made In
China
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