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Compare Samyang 12mm F2.0 NCS CS vs Nikon PC Nikkor 19mm F4E ED vs Canon TS-E 135mm F4

Reviews

Neo score
59%
50%
43%
Pros
  • Interesting FOV
  • Good level of resolution
  • Great sunstar performance
  • 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
  • Not the best grade of build
  • High distortion
  • 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
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, Micro Four Thirds-mount, Samsung NX-mount, Sony E-mount
Nikon F-mount
Canon EF-mount
Material
Magnesium alloy
Optical Formula | Elements
12 elements
17 elements
11 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
10 groups
13 groups
7 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
2 aspherical elements, 3 ED glass elements 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
67 mm / 2.64 in
82 mm / 3.23 in
Size | Diameter
73 mm / 2.87 in
89 mm / 3.50 in
89 mm / 3.50 in
Size | Length
59 mm / 2.32 in
124 mm / 4.88 in
139 mm / 5.47 in
Weight
260 g / 9.19 oz
885 g / 31.27 oz
1110 g / 39.22 oz

Function

Angle Of View
100.5° Diagonal | 90.0° Horizontal | 67.4° Vertical
97.5° Diagonal | 86.9° Horizontal | 64.6° Vertical
18.2° Diagonal | 15.2° Horizontal | 10.2° Vertical
Aperture
f/2 ~ f/22
f/4 ~ f/32
f/4 ~ f/45
Autofocus
No
No
No
Crop Factor
1.5
Focal Length
12 mm
19 mm
135 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
18.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
0.18x
0.5x
Min Focus Distance
200 mm / 7.87 in
250 mm / 9.84 in
490 mm / 19.29 in

Production

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