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Compare Canon RF 15-30mm F4.5-6.3 vs Samyang AF 14mm F2.8 [Canon RF] vs Samyang AF 14mm F2.8 EF [Canon EF]

Reviews

Neo score
37%
40%
50%
Pros
  • Affordable
  • Interesting zoom range
  • Stabilized
  • Rather compact and lightweight
  • Wide angle of view
  • Good resolution
  • Weather-sealed
  • AF-MF switch
  • Good autofocus
Cons
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Low build quality
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Notable distortion
  • Strong vignetting
  • Large diameter
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • Basic build

Price

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Variants

Canon RF
Sony FE
Canon EF
Nikon F

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
7 blades
7 blades
Colors
Black
Black
Black
Form Factor
Ultra Wide-Angle Zoom Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Canon RF-mount
Canon RF-mount
Canon EF-mount
Motor
Stepper motor
Optical Formula | Elements
13 elements
14 elements
15 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
11 groups
10 groups
10 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
Two ultra-low dispersion elements and one aspherical element. Uses Canon’s Super Spectra Coating (SSC). groups
2 ED, 3 aspherical, 1 HR + Ultra Multi Coating groups
1 ED, 2 ASP, 4 HR + Ultra Multi Coating groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Diameter
77 mm / 3.03 in
86 mm / 3.39 in
91 mm / 3.58 in
Size | Length
88 mm / 3.46 in
95 mm / 3.74 in
95.6 mm / 3.78 in
Weight
390 g / 13.78 oz
484 g / 17.10 oz
485 g / 17.14 oz

Function

Angle Of View
110.6° Diagonal | 100.4° Horizontal | 77.3° Vertical (wide) ~ 71.6° Diagonal | 61.9° Horizontal | 43.6° Vertical (tele)
114.2° Diagonal | 104.3° Horizontal | 81.2° Vertical
114.2° Diagonal | 104.3° Horizontal | 81.2° Vertical
Aperture
f/4.5–6.3 ~ f/22–32
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
15 mm ~ 30 mm
14 mm
14 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
No
No
Weather Resistance
No
No
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.12x
0.15x
Min Focus Distance
130 mm / 5.12 in
200 mm / 7.87 in
200 mm / 7.87 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2022-07-12
2018-01-08
2018-01-08
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