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Compare Samyang 12mm F2.0 NCS CS vs Fujifilm XF 16mm F1.4 vs Fujifilm XF 23mm F1.4 R

Reviews

Neo score
59%
71%
71%
Pros
  • Interesting FOV
  • Good level of resolution
  • Great sunstar performance
  • Bright maximum aperture
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with physical aperture ring
  • Good optical performance
  • Bright maximum aperture
  • Comes with physical aperture ring
  • Beautiful construction
Cons
  • Not the best grade of build
  • High distortion
  • Lens hood not included
  • Not competitive against full-frame equivalents

Price

Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
6 blades
9 blades
7 blades, Rounded blades
Colors
Black
Form Factor
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-M-mount, Fujifilm X-mount, Micro Four Thirds-mount, Samsung NX-mount, Sony E-mount
Fujifilm X-mount
Fujifilm X-mount
Motor
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
12 elements
13 elements
11 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
10 groups
11 groups
8 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
2 aspherical elements, 3 ED glass elements groups
2 aspherical, 2 ED elements. Nano-GI coating. groups
1 aspherical element, High Transmittance Electron Beam Coating groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
67 mm / 2.64 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
62 mm / 2.44 in
Size | Diameter
73 mm / 2.87 in
73 mm / 2.87 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
Size | Length
59 mm / 2.32 in
73 mm / 2.87 in
63 mm / 2.48 in
Weight
260 g / 9.19 oz
375 g / 13.25 oz
300 g / 10.60 oz

Function

Angle Of View
100.5° Diagonal | 90.0° Horizontal | 67.4° Vertical
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical
64.2° Diagonal | 55.1° Horizontal | 38.4° Vertical
Aperture
f/2 ~ f/22
f/1.4 ~ f/16
f/1.4 ~ f/16
Autofocus
No
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
12 mm
16 mm
23 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
18.0 mm
24.0 mm
34.5 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
0.21x
0.1x
Min Focus Distance
200 mm / 7.87 in
150 mm / 5.91 in
280 mm / 11.02 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood sold separately
Debut
2014-03-21
2015-04-16
2013-09-05
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