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Compare Samyang 8mm F2.8 UMC Fisheye II vs Samyang MF 14mm F2.8 MK2 vs Samyang 300mm F6.3 ED UMC CS

Reviews

Neo score
31%
59%
40%
Pros
  • 180° FOV
  • Reasonably well built
  • Weather-sealed
  • Improved focus ring
  • Good build quality and ergonomics
  • Very light and compact for the focal length
  • Affordable for the focal length
Cons
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • Low maximum magnification
  • Strong vignetting
  • Not very sharp
  • Reflex / mirror construction results in low IQ
  • Dark fixed f/6.3 aperture

Price

MSRP
499 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
6 blades
9 blades
Colors
Silver, black
Black
Form Factor
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Super Telephoto Prime Lens
Image Size
APS-C
Full-Frame
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-M-mount, Fujifilm X-mount, Samsung NX-mount, Sony E-mount
Canon EF-mount, Canon EF-M-mount, Fujifilm X-mount, Micro Four Thirds-mount, Nikon F-mount, Sony E-mount
Canon EF-mount, Micro Four Thirds-mount, Nikon F-mount, Sony A-mount
Optical Formula | Elements
11 elements
14 elements
8 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
8 groups
10 groups
8 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
2 aspherical + 3 ED, Ultra Multi Coating groups
1 ASP, 1 hybrid ASP, 2 ED, 3 HR elements + UMC coating groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
25.5 mm / 1.00 in
Size | Diameter
60 mm / 2.36 in
87 mm / 3.43 in
65 mm / 2.56 in
Size | Length
65 mm / 2.56 in
96 mm / 3.78 in
74 mm / 2.91 in
Weight
265 g / 9.36 oz
649 g / 22.93 oz
260 g / 9.19 oz

Function

Angle Of View
180° Diagonal (fisheye)
114.2° Diagonal | 104.3° Horizontal | 81.2° Vertical
5.5° Diagonal | 4.6° Horizontal | 3.1° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/6.3
Autofocus
No
No
No
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
8 mm
14 mm
300 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
12.0 mm
450.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
No
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
0.08x
Min Focus Distance
300 mm / 11.81 in
280 mm / 11.02 in
1100 mm / 43.31 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Debut
2014-03-21
2020-05-25
2014-04-28
Made In
Korea
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