Compare Samyang MF 85mm F1.4 MK2 vs Samyang 12mm F2.0 NCS CS

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
6 blades
Colors
Black
Form Factor
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount, Canon EF-M-mount, Fujifilm X-mount, Micro Four Thirds-mount, Nikon F-mount, Sony E-mount
Canon EF-M-mount, Fujifilm X-mount, Micro Four Thirds-mount, Samsung NX-mount, Sony E-mount
Optical Formula | Elements
9 elements
12 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
7 groups
10 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 hybrid ASP element + UMC coating groups
2 aspherical elements, 3 ED glass elements groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
72 mm / 2.83 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Diameter
78 mm / 3.07 in
73 mm / 2.87 in
Size | Length
75 mm / 2.95 in
59 mm / 2.32 in
Weight
548 g / 19.36 oz
260 g / 9.19 oz

Function

Angle Of View
28.6° Diagonal | 23.9° Horizontal | 16.1° Vertical
100.5° Diagonal | 90.0° Horizontal | 67.4° Vertical
Aperture
f/1.4 ~ f/22
f/2 ~ f/22
Autofocus
No
No
Crop Factor
1.5
Focal Length
85 mm
12 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
18.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
0.09x
Min Focus Distance
1100 mm / 43.31 in
200 mm / 7.87 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2020-05-25
2014-03-21
Made In
Korea

Reviews

Neofiliac score
83%
59%
Pros
  • Improved image quality
  • Bright maximum aperture
  • Weather-sealed
  • Very good color rendition
  • Interesting FOV
  • Good level of resolution
  • Great sunstar performance
Cons
  • Low maximum magnification
  • Bokeh not the best
  • Not the best grade of build
  • High distortion

Price

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