Samyang 35mm F2.8 AF FE E-mount lens reviews

reviews found: 1   
reviewer#44143 date: Oct-8-2018
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.5
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta 35mm F2 RS (a-mount)
kitlens 28-70 f4-5.6 (fe-mount)
price paid:250 (2nd)
positive:Small
good AF in normal light conditions (i didn't use it inside dark rooms yet).
good overall sharpness
very low weight
full frame
very affordable
49mm thread
doesn't feel cheap
there's a box included to keep the lenses clean at transport
firmware updates are possible (with the specific usb-adapter)
a handy lens-case is included
negative:only f2.8
tiny hood - not to say the first time it looks a bit weird.
no built in Stabilisation
don't loose the lens cap - it's very small 42mm)
less vulnerable than the 24mm for flare but still something too look out for.
comment:It's a tiny well made lens that's affordable - this one may be what you're looking for.
These lenses fit into your pocket - ideal companion on an a7.
Ideal for traveling/hiking and in-city-use.
I'm thinking of searching a better lens hood. It's too tiny to my taste and a better hood may be better to protect against flares.
I just got this lens - so i'll try to update this review (e.g. tests with the a6000)- these are first impressions.
flare is ok, but there is better available (more expensive 35mm)
compared to the 24mmf2.8 Samyang brother/sister-lens this one is overall sharper.
Distortion seems to be ok - lineair at least (i've got some extra tests to do).
reviews found: 1   

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 1
  • sharpness: 4.50
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 4.00
  • distortion: 5.00
  • flare control: 4.00
  • overall: 4.50

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