Compare Samyang 16mm F2 ED AS UMC CS vs Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95

Construction

Aperture Blades
8 blades
9 blades
Form Factor
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Normal Prime Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-M-mount, Canon EF-mount, Micro Four Thirds-mount, Fujifilm X-mount, Micro Four Thirds-mount, Nikon F-mount, Pentax K-mount, Samsung NX-mount, Sony A-mount, Sony E-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount, Fujifilm X-mount, Nikon Z-mount, Sony E-mount
Material
Metal barrel, metal mount
Optical Formula | Elements
13 elements
14 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
11 groups
9 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 ED glass element, 1 aspheric element, 1 hybrid aspheric element groups
1 aspherical + 1 ED + 3 UHR elements groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
77 mm / 3.03 in
62 mm / 2.44 in
Size | Diameter
83 mm / 3.27 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
Size | Length
89 mm / 3.50 in
83 mm / 3.27 in
Weight
583 g / 20.60 oz
590 g / 20.85 oz

Function

Angle Of View
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical
47.2° Diagonal | 40.0° Horizontal | 27.3° Vertical
Aperture
f/2 ~ f/22
f/0.95 ~ f/16
Autofocus
No
No
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
16 mm
33 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
24.0 mm
49.5 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No

Performance

Min Focus Distance
200 mm / 7.87 in
350 mm / 13.78 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2013-06-13
2021-05-03
Made In
China

Reviews

Neofiliac score
50%
59%
Pros
  • A bit large for an APS-C lens
  • Bright maximum aperture
  • Solid construction
  • Good image quality
Cons
  • Not the best grade of build
  • Not the strongest IQ

Price

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