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Compare Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT vs Laowa 50mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro vs Laowa 17mm f/1.8

Reviews

Neo score
59%
68%
50%
Pros
  • Compact and light weight
  • Solidly built
  • 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
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • No EXIF communication
  • Not the best optically
  • Lacks weather sealing

Price

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

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
7 blades
7 blades
Form Factor
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Image Size
MFT
MFT
MFT
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
DoF scale
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Optical Formula | Elements
13 elements
14 elements
9 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
9 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
50 mm / 1.97 in
54 mm / 2.13 in
55 mm / 2.17 in
Size | Length
55 mm / 2.17 in
79 mm / 3.11 in
51 mm / 2.01 in
Weight
170 g / 6.01 oz
240 g / 8.48 oz
172 g / 6.08 oz

Function

Angle Of View
110.6° Diagonal | 100.4° Horizontal | 77.3° Vertical
24.4° Diagonal | 20.4° Horizontal | 13.7° Vertical
65.0° Diagonal | 55.8° Horizontal | 38.9° Vertical
Aperture
f/2 ~ f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/1.8 ~ f/1.8
Autofocus
No
No
No
Crop Factor
2.0
2.0
2.0
Focal Length
7.5 mm
50 mm
17 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
15.0 mm
100.0 mm
34.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
No

Performance

Max Magnification
0.11x
2x
Min Focus Distance
120 mm / 4.72 in
140 mm / 5.51 in
150 mm / 5.91 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2016-09-13
2020-08-18
2019-10-21
Made In
China
China
China
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