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Compare Pentax-D FA* 85mm F1.4 vs PENTAX-D FA 15-30mm F2.8

Reviews

Neo score
68%
31%
Pros
  • Bright maximum aperture
  • Weather-sealed
  • Premium design and construction
  • Constant f/2.8 aperture
  • Great optical performance
  • Weather-sealed
  • Beautifully constructed
Cons
  • Large diameter
  • On the heavy side
  • Rather long
  • On the heavy side
  • Lacks front filter thread

Price

MSRP
1350 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
9 blades
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Zoom Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Distance scale
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Pentax K-mount
Pentax K-mount
Motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
12 elements
18 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
10 groups
13 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 aspherical + 3 Super ED elements, HD coating groups
Three ED and aspherical elements + HD and SP coatings groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
82 mm / 3.23 in
Size | Diameter
95 mm / 3.74 in
99 mm / 3.90 in
Size | Length
124 mm / 4.88 in
144 mm / 5.67 in
Weight
1255 g / 44.35 oz
1040 g / 36.75 oz

Function

Angle Of View
28.6° Diagonal | 23.9° Horizontal | 16.1° Vertical
110.6° Diagonal | 100.4° Horizontal | 77.3° Vertical (wide) ~ 71.6° Diagonal | 61.9° Horizontal | 43.6° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/1.4 ~ f/16
f/2.8 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
85 mm
15 mm ~ 30 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
0.12x
0.2x
Min Focus Distance
850 mm / 33.46 in
280 mm / 11.02 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2020-05-27
2016-02-17
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