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Pentax smc DA 40mm F2.8 Limited vs Zeiss Carl Distagon T 235

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Pentax smc DA 40mm F2.8 Limited vs Carl Zeiss Distagon T 235to review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Pentax 40mm F2.8 L Top Features

  • 40mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 49mm
  • Max Format: APS-C / DX
  • Pentax KAF Mount
  • Weight: 90g.
  • Diameter: 63mm
  • Length: 15mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.4m
  • Max Magnification:0.13x

Pentax smc DA 40mm F2.8 Limited

Carl Zeiss Distagon T2/35 Top Features

  • 35mm Focal Range
  • F2.0 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format:
  • Pentax KAF Mount
  • Weight: 570g.
  • Diameter: 72mm
  • Length: 99mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.3m
  • Max Magnification:0.19x

Carl Zeiss Distagon T 235

Our Winner: Pentax smc DA 40mm F2.8 Limited over Carl Zeiss Distagon T 235

Focal Length – Tele 40mm vs 35mm
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs
Autofocus Yes vs No
Weight 90g vs 570g
Diameter 63mm vs 72mm
Length 15mm vs 99mm
Filter Thread 49mm vs 58mm

Pros Of Carl Zeiss Distagon T 235 over Pentax smc DA 40mm F2.8 Limited
Focal Length – Wide 35mm vs 40mm
Max Aperture – Wide 2 vs 2.8
Max Aperture – Tele 2 vs 2.8
Aperture Ring Yes vs No
Max Sensor Coverage 35mm FF vs APS-C / DX
Minimum Focus Distance 0.3m vs 0.4m
Max Magnification 0.19x vs 0.13x

Cons Of Pentax smc DA 40mm F2.8 Limited and Carl Zeiss Distagon T 235
Image Stabilization No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Pentax 40mm F2.8 L vs Carl Zeiss Distagon T2/35 All Features

General Pentax 40mm F2.8 L Carl Zeiss Distagon T2/35
Brand Pentax Zeiss
Lens Type Prime Prime
Lens Type Standard Prime Wideangle Prime
Lens Mount Pentax KAF Pentax KAF
Max Format APS-C / DX 35mm FF
Focal Range 40mm 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
Max Aperture F2.8 F2.0
Min Aperture F22.0 F22.0
Aperture Ring No Yes
Diaphragm Blades 9 unknown
Optical Elements 5 9
Optical Groups 4 7
Special Elements unknown unknown
Min Focus Distance 0.4m 0.3m
Max Magnification 0.13X 0.19X
Autofocus Yes No
AF Motor Type Screw drive from camera None
Full Time Manual Yes N/A
Focus Method Unknown Unknown
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Unknown Yes
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 90g 570g
Diameter 63mm 72mm
Length 15mm 99mm
Materials Unknown metal barrel, metal mount
Weather Sealing Unknown No
Filter Thread 49mm 58mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code Unknown Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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