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Zeiss Carl Distagon T 3,518 vs Pentax smc DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Carl Zeiss Distagon T 3,518 vs Pentax smc DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limitedto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Carl Zeiss Distagon T3,5/18 Top Features

  • 18mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 82mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Pentax KAF Mount
  • Weight: 470g.
  • Diameter: 87mm
  • Length: 84mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.3m
  • Max Magnification:0.083x

Carl Zeiss Distagon T 3,518

Pentax 15mm F4 L Top Features

  • 15mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 49mm
  • Max Format:
  • Pentax KAF Mount
  • Weight: 212g.
  • Diameter: 63mm
  • Length: 40mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.18m
  • Max Magnification:0.15x

Pentax smc DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited

Our Winner: Carl Zeiss Distagon T 3,518 over Pentax smc DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited

Focal Length – Tele 18mm vs 15mm
Max Aperture – Wide 3.5 vs 4
Max Aperture – Tele 3.5 vs 4
Aperture Ring Yes vs No
Max Sensor Coverage 35mm FF vs APS-C / DX

Pros Of Pentax smc DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited over Carl Zeiss Distagon T 3,518
Focal Length – Wide 15mm vs 18mm
Diaphgragm Blades 7 vs
Autofocus Yes vs No
Weight 212g vs 470g
Diameter 63mm vs 87mm
Length 40mm vs 84mm
Filter Thread 49mm vs 82mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.18m vs 0.3m
Max Magnification 0.15x vs 0.083x

Cons Of Carl Zeiss Distagon T 3,518 and Pentax smc DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited
Image Stabilization No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Carl Zeiss Distagon T3,5/18 vs Pentax 15mm F4 L All Features

General Carl Zeiss Distagon T3,5/18 Pentax 15mm F4 L
Brand Zeiss Pentax
Lens Type Prime Prime
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Lens Type Wideangle Prime Wideangle Prime
Lens Mount Pentax KAF Pentax KAF
Max Format 35mm FF APS-C / DX
Focal Range 18mm 15mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Unknown Black
Zoom Method No Zoom No Zoom
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock No No
Zoom Ratio 1.0X 1.0X
Aperture
Max Aperture F3.5 F4.0
Min Aperture F22.0 F22.0
Aperture Ring Yes No
Diaphragm Blades unknown 7
Optics
Optical Elements 13 8
Optical Groups 11 6
Special Elements unknown 1 Hybrid aspherical element 1 ED glass element
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.3m 0.18m
Max Magnification 0.083X 0.15X
Autofocus No Yes
AF Motor Type None Screw drive from camera
Full Time Manual N/A Yes
Focus Method Unknown Unit
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Yes Yes
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 470g 212g
Diameter 87mm 63mm
Length 84mm 40mm
Materials metal barrel, metal mount Unknown
Weather Sealing No Unknown
Filter Thread 82mm 49mm
Filter Notes does not rotate on focus
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code Unknown built-in hood
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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