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Compare Samyang 135mm F2.0 ED UMC vs Pentax-D FA* 70-200mm F2.8 vs Pentax 08 Wide Zoom

Reviews

Neo score
50%
40%
50%
Pros
  • Smooth rendering
  • Good resolution
  • Superb image quality
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Very nice construction
  • Well priced
  • Exceptionally compact and light
  • The widest option for Q-mount
  • Has a metal mount
  • Has built-in ND filter
Cons
  • On the heavy side
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Hard to MF at this focal length
  • Large and heavy
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Lens hood not included
  • Low maximum magnification

Price

MSRP
1700 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
9 blades, Rounded (f/2.8-5.6)
Colors
Black or Silver
Silver
Form Factor
Medium Telephoto Prime Lens
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Wide-Angle Zoom Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
1/1.7"
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount, Canon EF-M-mount, Micro Four Thirds-mount, Fujifilm X-mount, Micro Four Thirds-mount, Nikon F-mount, Pentax K-mount, Samsung NX-mount, Sony A-mount, Sony E-mount
Pentax K-mount
Pentax Q-mount
Motor
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
11 elements
19 elements
10 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
7 groups
16 groups
8 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 ED element, Ultra Multi Coating groups
HD, AB, Super Protect coatings groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
77 mm / 3.03 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
49 mm / 1.93 in
Size | Diameter
82 mm / 3.23 in
92 mm / 3.62 in
54 mm / 2.13 in
Size | Length
122 mm / 4.80 in
203 mm / 7.99 in
38 mm / 1.50 in
Weight
830 g / 29.33 oz
1755 g / 62.01 oz
75 g / 2.65 oz

Function

Angle Of View
18.2° Diagonal | 15.2° Horizontal | 10.2° Vertical
34.4° Diagonal | 28.8° Horizontal | 19.5° Vertical (wide) ~ 12.4° Diagonal | 10.3° Horizontal | 6.9° Vertical (tele)
102° Diagonal (wide) ~ 77° (tele)
Aperture
f/2 ~ f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/3.7–4
Autofocus
No
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
4.6
Focal Length
135 mm
70 mm ~ 200 mm
3.8 mm ~ 5.9 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
17.5 mm ~ 27.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
No
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.13x
0.03x
Min Focus Distance
800 mm / 31.50 in
1200 mm / 47.24 in
250 mm / 9.84 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens Hood: PH-RBM77 (supplied)
Lens Hood: PH-RBF49 (sold separately)
Debut
2015-01-12
2015-02-04
2013-11-06
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