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Compare Pentax-D FA 21mm F2.4ED vs PENTAX-D FA 15-30mm F2.8

Reviews

Neo score
76%
31%
Pros
  • Weather-sealed
  • Great image quality
  • 8-bladed aperture for sunstars
  • Constant f/2.8 aperture
  • Great optical performance
  • Weather-sealed
  • Beautifully constructed
Cons
  • Rather long
  • On the heavy side
  • Lacks front filter thread

Price

MSRP
1400 USD
1350 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
8 blades, Rounded diaphragm
9 blades
Colors
Black, Silver
Black
Form Factor
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Zoom Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Distance scale, DoF scale
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Pentax K-mount
Pentax K-mount
Material
Aluminum
Motor
Ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
11 elements
18 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
8 groups
13 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
4 ED elements, 1 Super ED element groups
Three ED and aspherical elements + HD and SP coatings groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Diameter
74 mm / 2.91 in
99 mm / 3.90 in
Size | Length
89 mm / 3.50 in
144 mm / 5.67 in
Weight
416 g / 14.70 oz
1040 g / 36.75 oz

Function

Angle Of View
91.7° Diagonal | 81.2° Horizontal | 59.5° Vertical
110.6° Diagonal | 100.4° Horizontal | 77.3° Vertical (wide) ~ 71.6° Diagonal | 61.9° Horizontal | 43.6° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/2.4–22 ~ f/2.4–22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
21 mm
15 mm ~ 30 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
0.26x
0.2x
Min Focus Distance
180 mm / 7.09 in
280 mm / 11.02 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2021-10-21
2016-02-17
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