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Compare Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-D vs Nikon Z 40mm F2 vs Nikon 24mm F1.8G

Reviews

Neo score
50%
93%
50%
Pros
  • One of the widest rectilinear FF lens
  • Solid build quality
  • Low distortion
  • Reasonably sharp
  • Short barrel
  • Light in the hand
  • Weather-sealed
  • Natural perspective
  • Well corrected
  • Good sharpness
Cons
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • Lens hood not included
  • Lacks weather sealing

Price

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

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
9 blades
7 blades, Rounded blades
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Ultra 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 A-mount, Sony E-mount
Nikon Z-mount
Nikon F-mount
Motor
Stepper motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
16 elements
6 elements
12 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
10 groups
4 groups
9 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
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
75 mm / 2.95 in
70 mm / 2.76 in
78 mm / 3.07 in
Size | Length
83 mm / 3.27 in
46 mm / 1.81 in
83 mm / 3.27 in
Weight
609 g / 21.52 oz
170 g / 6.01 oz
355 g / 12.54 oz

Function

Angle Of View
122.0° Diagonal | 112.6° Horizontal | 90.0° Vertical
56.8° Diagonal | 48.5° Horizontal | 33.4° Vertical
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/2 ~ f/16
f/1.8 ~ f/16
Autofocus
No
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
12 mm
40 mm
24 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes
No

Performance

Max Magnification
0.2x
0.17x
0.2x
Min Focus Distance
180 mm / 7.09 in
290 mm / 11.42 in
230 mm / 9.06 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood sold separately
Debut
2016-07-26
2021-09-14
2015-08-04
Made In
China
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