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Pentax smc DA Star 55mm F1.4 SDM versus Nikkor AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G versus Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

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Pentax smc DA Star 55mm F1.4 SDM

DxOMark Score

Best at f=55mm & f/2[?]
20

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
8P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
1.7TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.2%
Vignetting
[?]
-0.8EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
8µm
dxomark
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G

DxOMark Score

Best at f=50mm & f/2.8[?]
20

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
10P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
1.6TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.2%
Vignetting
[?]
-0.9EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
9µm
dxomark
Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

DxOMark Score

Best at f=50mm & f/1.4[?]
19

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
10P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
1.8TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.2%
Vignetting
[?]
-0.8EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
12µm
dxomark
Pentax smc DA Star 55mm F1.4 SDM
Announced2008-09-01 
Indicative price (USD) 640 
Aperturef/1.4  
Focal range (mm) 55  
Filter diameter (mm) 58 
Max diameter (mm) 70.5 
Mount typePentax KAF  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorSDM  
Zoom type/  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses9  
Number of groups8  
Diaphragm blades9  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)66  
Weight (gr)375  

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dxomark
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G
Announced2008-09-01 
Indicative price (USD) 448 
Aperturef/1.4  
Focal range (mm) 50  
Filter diameter (mm) 58 
Max diameter (mm) 73.5 
Mount typeNikon F FX  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorSWM  
Zoom type/  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses8  
Number of groups7  
Diaphragm blades9  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)54.2  
Weight (gr)280  

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Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
Announced1993-07-01 
Indicative price (USD) 385 
Aperturef/1.4  
Focal range (mm) 50  
Filter diameter (mm) 58 
Max diameter (mm) 73.8 
Mount typeCanon EF  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorUSM  
Zoom type/  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses7  
Number of groups6  
Diaphragm blades8  
Circular apertureNo  
Length (mm)50.5  
Weight (gr)290  

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dxomark

in P-Mpix
Focal: 55
 
Focal: 50
 
Focal: 50
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0
Focal: 55
 
Focal: 50
 
Focal: 50

in EV

in EV
Focal: 55
 
Focal: 50
 
Focal: 50
Aperture: 1.4 - 1.8 - 2 - 2.8 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22
 
Aperture: 1.4 - 2.8 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 16
 
Aperture: 1.4 - 2.8 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22

in micrometer