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Compare Samyang 21mm F1.4 ED AS UMC CS vs Samyang MF 14mm F2.8 RF [Canon RF] vs Samyang 12mm F2.0 NCS CS

Reviews

Neo score
50%
50%
59%
Pros
  • Bright maximum aperture
  • Very sharp
  • Good color rendition
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with physical aperture ring
  • Well built for a cheap lens
  • Interesting FOV
  • Good level of resolution
  • Great sunstar performance
Cons
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • On the heavy side
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • Low maximum magnification
  • Not the strongest optical performance
  • Not the best grade of build
  • High distortion

Price

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Variants

Canon RF
Nikon Z

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades, Circular blades
9 blades
6 blades
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Image Size
APS-C
Full-Frame
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-M-mount, Fujifilm X-mount, Micro Four Thirds-mount, Sony E-mount
Canon RF-mount
Canon EF-M-mount, Fujifilm X-mount, Micro Four Thirds-mount, Samsung NX-mount, Sony E-mount
Optical Formula | Elements
8 elements
14 elements
12 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
7 groups
10 groups
10 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
3 aspherical and 2 ED elements + Ultra Multi Coating groups
1 ASP, 1 H-ASP, 2 ED, 3 HR + Ultra Multi Coating groups
2 aspherical elements, 3 ED glass elements groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
58 mm / 2.28 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Diameter
64 mm / 2.52 in
87 mm / 3.43 in
73 mm / 2.87 in
Size | Length
68 mm / 2.68 in
120 mm / 4.72 in
59 mm / 2.32 in
Weight
275 g / 9.72 oz
810 g / 28.62 oz
260 g / 9.19 oz

Function

Angle Of View
69.0° Diagonal | 59.5° Horizontal | 41.7° Vertical
114.2° Diagonal | 104.3° Horizontal | 81.2° Vertical
100.5° Diagonal | 90.0° Horizontal | 67.4° Vertical
Aperture
f/1.4 ~ f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/2 ~ f/22
Autofocus
No
No
No
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
21 mm
14 mm
12 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
31.5 mm
18.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
No
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
0.08x
Min Focus Distance
280 mm / 11.02 in
280 mm / 11.02 in
200 mm / 7.87 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2015-09-21
2019-03-06
2014-03-21
Made In
Korea
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