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Pentax smc DA 50mm F1.8 vs Pentax smc FA 50mm F1.4

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Pentax smc DA 50mm F1.8 vs Pentax smc FA 50mm F1.4to review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Pentax 50mm F1.8 Top Features

  • 50mm Focal Range
  • F1.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 52mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Pentax KAF Mount
  • Weight: 122g.
  • Diameter: 63mm
  • Length: 39mm

Pentax smc DA 50mm F1.8

Pentax FA 50mm F1.4 Top Features

  • 50mm Focal Range
  • F1.4 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 49mm
  • Max Format:
  • Pentax KAF Mount
  • Weight: 220g.
  • Diameter: 64mm
  • Length: 38mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.45m
  • Max Magnification:0.15x

Pentax smc FA 50mm F1.4

Our Winner: Pentax smc DA 50mm F1.8 over Pentax smc FA 50mm F1.4

Weight 122g vs 220g
Diameter 63mm vs 64mm
Minimum Focus Distance m vs 0.45m

Pros Of Pentax smc FA 50mm F1.4 over Pentax smc DA 50mm F1.8

Max Aperture – Wide 1.4 vs 1.8
Max Aperture – Tele 1.4 vs 1.8
Distance Scale Yes vs No
Depth-of-Field Scale Yes vs No
Length 38mm vs 39mm
Filter Thread 49mm vs 52mm
Max Magnification 0.15x vs x

Cons Of Pentax smc DA 50mm F1.8 and Pentax smc FA 50mm F1.4

Image Stabilization No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Pentax 50mm F1.8 vs Pentax FA 50mm F1.4 All Features

General Pentax 50mm F1.8 Pentax FA 50mm F1.4
Brand Pentax Pentax
Lens Type Prime Prime
Price CHECK PRICE CHECK PRICE
Lens Type Standard Prime Standard Prime
Lens Mount Pentax KAF Pentax KAF
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 50mm 50mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Black Black
Zoom Method No Zoom No Zoom
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock No No
Zoom Ratio 1.0X 1.0X
Aperture
Max Aperture F1.8 F1.4
Min Aperture F22.0 F22.0
Aperture Ring Yes Yes
Diaphragm Blades 8 8
Optics
Optical Elements 6 7
Optical Groups 5 6
Special Elements unknown unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance unknown 0.45m
Max Magnification unknown 0.15X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Screw drive from camera Screw drive from camera
Full Time Manual No
Focus Method Internal Unit
Distance Scale No Yes
DoF Scale No Yes
Distance Scale No Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 122g 220g
Diameter 63mm 64mm
Length 39mm 38mm
Materials Unknown Unknown
Weather Sealing No Unknown
Filter Thread 52mm 49mm
Filter Notes Does not rotate on focus
Hood Supplied No No
Hood Code RH-RA PH-SA49
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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