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Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited vs Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited vs Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMCto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Pentax 35mm F2.8 Macro L Top Features

  • 35mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 49mm
  • Max Format: APS-C / DX
  • Pentax KAF Mount
  • Weight: 215g.
  • Diameter: 63mm
  • Length: 47mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.14m
  • Max Magnification:1x

Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited

Samyang 35mm F1.4 Top Features

  • 35mm Focal Range
  • F1.4 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 77mm
  • Max Format:
  • Pentax KAF Mount
  • Weight: 660g.
  • Diameter: 63mm
  • Length: 112mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.3m

Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC

Our Winner: Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited over Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC

Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs
Autofocus Yes vs No
Weight 215g vs 660g
Length 47mm vs 112mm
Filter Thread 49mm vs 77mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.14m vs 0.3m
Max Magnification 1x vs x

Pros Of Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC over Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited
Max Aperture – Wide 1.4 vs 2.8
Max Aperture – Tele 1.4 vs 2.8
Aperture Ring Yes vs No
Max Sensor Coverage 35mm FF vs APS-C / DX

Cons Of Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited and Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC
Image Stabilization No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Pentax 35mm F2.8 Macro L vs Samyang 35mm F1.4 All Features

General Pentax 35mm F2.8 Macro L Samyang 35mm F1.4
Brand Pentax Samyang
Lens Type Prime Prime
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Lens Type Macro Prime Wideangle Prime
Lens Mount Pentax KAF Pentax KAF
Max Format APS-C / DX 35mm FF
Focal Range 35mm 35mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Black Unknown
Zoom Method No Zoom No Zoom
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock No No
Zoom Ratio 1.0X 1.0X
Aperture
Max Aperture F2.8 F1.4
Min Aperture F22.0 F22.0
Aperture Ring No Yes
Diaphragm Blades 9 unknown
Optics
Optical Elements 9 12
Optical Groups 8 10
Special Elements unknown 2 high-refraction glass elements 1 aspherical element
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.14m 0.3m
Max Magnification 1X unknown
Autofocus Yes No
AF Motor Type Screw drive from camera None
Full Time Manual Yes N/A
Focus Method Extending front Unknown
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Yes Yes
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 215g 660g
Diameter 63mm 63mm
Length 47mm 112mm
Materials aluminium barrel Unknown
Weather Sealing Unknown Unknown
Filter Thread 49mm 77mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied Yes Unknown
Hood Code built-in retractable hood Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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