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Compare Laowa 20mm F4 Zero-D Shift vs Nikon PC Nikkor 19mm F4E ED vs Canon TS-E 135mm F4

Reviews

Neo score
75%
50%
43%
Pros
  • Comes with physical aperture ring
  • Shift functionality
  • 14-bladed aperture
  • 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
  • Large diameter
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • On the heavy side

Price

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

Construction

Aperture Blades
14 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
Medium Format (44x33)
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Distance scale, DoF scale
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount, Canon RF-mount, Fujifilm G-mount, Leica L-mount, Nikon F-mount, Nikon Z-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sony E-mount
Nikon F-mount
Canon EF-mount
Material
Magnesium alloy
Optical Formula | Elements
16 elements
17 elements
11 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
11 groups
13 groups
7 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
2 aspherical elements, 3 ED 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
82 mm / 3.23 in
82 mm / 3.23 in
Size | Diameter
95 mm / 3.74 in
89 mm / 3.50 in
89 mm / 3.50 in
Size | Length
91 mm / 3.58 in
124 mm / 4.88 in
139 mm / 5.47 in
Weight
747 g / 26.40 oz
885 g / 31.27 oz
1110 g / 39.22 oz

Function

Angle Of View
107.8° Diagonal | 97.4° Horizontal | 74.4° Vertical
97.5° Diagonal | 86.9° Horizontal | 64.6° Vertical
18.2° Diagonal | 15.2° Horizontal | 10.2° Vertical
Aperture
f/4 ~ f/22
f/4 ~ f/32
f/4 ~ f/45
Autofocus
No
No
No
Crop Factor
0.8
Focal Length
20 mm
19 mm
135 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
15.8 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
0.17x
0.18x
0.5x
Min Focus Distance
250 mm / 9.84 in
250 mm / 9.84 in
490 mm / 19.29 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2022-03-28
2016-10-19
2017-08-29
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