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Compare Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-D vs Samyang AF 14mm F2.8 [Canon RF] vs Samyang MF 14mm F2.8 RF [Canon RF]

Reviews

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Pros
  • One of the widest rectilinear FF lens
  • Solid build quality
  • Low distortion
  • Reasonably sharp
  • Rather compact and lightweight
  • Wide angle of view
  • Good resolution
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with physical aperture ring
  • Well built for a cheap lens
Cons
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Notable distortion
  • Strong vignetting
  • On the heavy side
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • Low maximum magnification
  • Not the strongest optical performance

Price

MSRP
849 USD
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Variants

Canon RF
Sony FE
Canon RF
Nikon Z

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
7 blades
9 blades
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Ultra 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
Canon RF-mount
Canon RF-mount
Optical Formula | Elements
16 elements
14 elements
14 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
10 groups
10 groups
10 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
2 ED, 3 aspherical, 1 HR + Ultra Multi Coating groups
1 ASP, 1 H-ASP, 2 ED, 3 HR + Ultra Multi Coating groups

Dimensions

Size | Diameter
75 mm / 2.95 in
86 mm / 3.39 in
87 mm / 3.43 in
Size | Length
83 mm / 3.27 in
95 mm / 3.74 in
120 mm / 4.72 in
Weight
609 g / 21.52 oz
484 g / 17.10 oz
810 g / 28.62 oz

Function

Angle Of View
122.0° Diagonal | 112.6° Horizontal | 90.0° Vertical
114.2° Diagonal | 104.3° Horizontal | 81.2° Vertical
114.2° Diagonal | 104.3° Horizontal | 81.2° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
Autofocus
No
Yes
No
Focal Length
12 mm
14 mm
14 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
No
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
0.2x
0.12x
0.08x
Min Focus Distance
180 mm / 7.09 in
200 mm / 7.87 in
280 mm / 11.02 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2016-07-26
2018-01-08
2019-03-06
Made In
China
Korea
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