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Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC vs Pentax smc DA 40mm F2.8 XS Lens

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC vs Pentax smc DA 40mm F2.8 XS Lensto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Samyang 35mm F1.4 Top Features

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

Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC

Pentax 40mm F2.8 XS Lens Top Features

  • 40mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Max Format:
  • Pentax KAF Mount
  • Weight: 45g.
  • Diameter: 63mm
  • Length: 9mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.4m
  • Max Magnification:0.13x

Pentax smc DA 40mm F2.8 XS Lens

Our Winner: Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC over Pentax smc DA 40mm F2.8 XS Lens

Focal Length – Wide 35mm vs 40mm
Max Aperture – Wide 1.4 vs 2.8
Max Aperture – Tele 1.4 vs 2.8
Distance Scale Yes vs No
Depth-of-Field Scale Yes vs No
Aperture Ring Yes vs No
Max Sensor Coverage 35mm FF vs APS-C / DX
Minimum Focus Distance 0.3m vs 0.4m

Pros Of Pentax smc DA 40mm F2.8 XS Lens over Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC
Focal Length – Tele 40mm vs 35mm
Autofocus Yes vs No
Weight 45g vs 660g
Length 9mm vs 112mm
Max Magnification 0.13x vs x

Samyang 35mm F1.4 vs Pentax 40mm F2.8 XS Lens Specs Table

General Samyang 35mm F1.4 Pentax 40mm F2.8 XS Lens
Brand Samyang Pentax
Lens Type Prime Prime
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Lens Type Wideangle Prime Standard Prime
Lens Mount Pentax KAF Pentax KAF
Max Format 35mm FF APS-C / DX
Focal Range 35mm 40mm
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 F1.4 F2.8
Min Aperture F22.0 F22.0
Aperture Ring Yes No
Diaphragm Blades unknown unknown
Optics
Optical Elements 12 5
Optical Groups 10 4
Special Elements 2 high-refraction glass elements 1 aspherical element unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.3m 0.4m
Max Magnification unknown 0.13X
Autofocus No Yes
AF Motor Type None Screw drive from camera
Full Time Manual N/A No
Focus Method Unknown Internal
Distance Scale Yes No
DoF Scale Yes No
Distance Scale Yes No
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 660g 45g
Diameter 63mm 63mm
Length 112mm 9mm
Materials Unknown Unknown
Weather Sealing Unknown No
Filter Thread 77mm Unknown
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied Unknown No
Hood Code Unknown Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
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