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Compare Samyang 8mm F2.8 UMC Fisheye II vs Nikon PC Nikkor 19mm F4E ED vs Canon TS-E 135mm F4

Reviews

Neo score
31%
50%
43%
Pros
  • 180° FOV
  • Reasonably well built
  • Weather-sealed
  • One of the widest tilt-shift lens on the market
  • Great distortion control
  • Beautifully constructed
  • Tilt-shift capability
  • 0.5x reproduction ratio
  • Superb build quality
Cons
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • On the heavy side

Price

MSRP
3400 USD
2199 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
6 blades
9 blades
9 blades
Colors
Silver, black
Black
Form Factor
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Medium Telephoto Prime Lens
Image Size
APS-C
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale
Distance scale, DoF scale
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-M-mount, Fujifilm X-mount, Samsung NX-mount, Sony E-mount
Nikon F-mount
Canon EF-mount
Material
Magnesium alloy
Optical Formula | Elements
11 elements
17 elements
11 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
8 groups
13 groups
7 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
2 aspherical + 3 ED, Ultra Multi Coating groups
3 ED + 2 aspherical elements + fluorine & Nano Crystal coatings groups
Molded glass aspherical and UD elements + SWC and ASC coatings groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
82 mm / 3.23 in
Size | Diameter
60 mm / 2.36 in
89 mm / 3.50 in
89 mm / 3.50 in
Size | Length
65 mm / 2.56 in
124 mm / 4.88 in
139 mm / 5.47 in
Weight
265 g / 9.36 oz
885 g / 31.27 oz
1110 g / 39.22 oz

Function

Angle Of View
180° Diagonal (fisheye)
97.5° Diagonal | 86.9° Horizontal | 64.6° Vertical
18.2° Diagonal | 15.2° Horizontal | 10.2° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/4 ~ f/32
f/4 ~ f/45
Autofocus
No
No
No
Crop Factor
1.5
Focal Length
8 mm
19 mm
135 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
12.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
No
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
0.18x
0.5x
Min Focus Distance
300 mm / 11.81 in
250 mm / 9.84 in
490 mm / 19.29 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Debut
2014-03-21
2016-10-19
2017-08-29
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