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Compare Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-D vs Voigtlander 40mm F1.2 [Original] vs Voigtlander 28mm F2.8 Color Skopar SL II

Reviews

Neo score
50%
88%
Pros
  • One of the widest rectilinear FF lens
  • Solid build quality
  • Low distortion
  • Reasonably sharp
  • Focussing on the corners gives good results across the frame
  • Very sharp at f/1.2
  • Focused on the outer midfield
  • Very compact and lightweight
Cons
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • Focus shift is noticeable at f8
  • Focus shift can be noticeable at wide open corners
  • Classic rendering not for everyone
  • Not as solid as newer Voigtlander lenses

Price

MSRP
849 USD
899 EUR
Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

Original
SE

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
10, Straight
9 blades
Colors
Black
Form Factor
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount, Canon RF-mount, Leica L-mount, Nikon F-mount, Nikon Z-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sony A-mount, Sony E-mount
E-mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount
Material
All-metal construction
Optical Formula | Elements
16 elements
8 elements
7 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
10 groups
6 groups
6 groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
58 mm
52 mm / 2.05 in
Size | Diameter
75 mm / 2.95 in
70.1 mm
63 mm / 2.48 in
Size | Length
83 mm / 3.27 in
59.3 mm
25 mm / 0.98 in
Weight
609 g / 21.52 oz
420 g
180 g / 6.36 oz

Function

Angle Of View
122.0° Diagonal | 112.6° Horizontal | 90.0° Vertical
55 deg
75.4° Diagonal | 65.5° Horizontal | 46.4° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/22
F/1.2 - f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
Autofocus
No
No
Focal Length
12 mm
40 mm
28 mm
Image Stabilization
No
No

Performance

Max Magnification
0.2x
1:6.2
0.2x
Min Focus Distance
180 mm / 7.09 in
0.35 m
220 mm / 8.66 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Debut
2016-07-26
2017-10
2012-07-16
Made In
China
Japan
Japan
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