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Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical Nikon versus Zeiss Distagon T 18mm f/3.5 ZF2 Nikon

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Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical Nikon

DxOMark Score

Best at f=14mm & f/4[?]
21

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
18P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
3.1TStop
Distortion
[?]
1.7%
Vignetting
[?]
-2.7EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
19µm
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Carl Zeiss Distagon T 18mm f/3.5 ZF2 Nikon

DxOMark Score

Best at f=18mm & f/3.5[?]
19

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
11P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
4TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.7%
Vignetting
[?]
-2.1EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
16µm
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Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical Nikon
Announced2009-08-01 
Indicative price (USD) 409 
Aperturef/2.8  
Focal range (mm) 14  
Filter diameter (mm)  
Max diameter (mm) 87 
Mount typeNikon F FX  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorNo  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front elementNA  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusNA  
Number of lenses14  
Number of groups10  
Diaphragm blades6  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)93.6  
Weight (gr)530  

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Carl Zeiss Distagon T 18mm f/3.5 ZF2 Nikon
Announced2009-11-01 
Indicative price (USD) 1395 
Aperturef/3.5  
Focal range (mm) 18  
Filter diameter (mm) 82 
Max diameter (mm) 88 
Mount typeNikon F FX  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorNo  
Zoom type/  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focus/  
Number of lenses13  
Number of groups11  
Diaphragm blades9  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)67  
Weight (gr)490  

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in P-Mpix
Focal: 14
 
Focal: 18
 
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0
 

in EV

in EV
Focal: 14
 
Focal: 18
 
Aperture: 2.8 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22
 
Aperture: 3.5 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22
 

in micrometer