Samyang 18mm F2.8 AF FE E-mount lens review by Collingsandheal

reviewer#45766 date: Oct-7-2021
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 3
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.2
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; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Zeiss Batis 18mm.
price paid:£349
positive:Brilliant lightweight budget lens that in image quality punches well above its price point, about £1000 above.
negative:Nothing at the price.
comment:Don't bother with the Batis.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 3
  • sharpness: 4.67
  • color: 4.67
  • build: 4.33
  • distortion: 4.33
  • flare control: 4.00
  • overall: 4.40
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