Samyang 24mm F1.8 AF FE E-mount lens review by Collingsandheal

reviewer#45768 date: Oct-7-2021
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 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; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Sony 20mm f1.8G, Zeiss Batis 18mm. Tokina Firin 20mm. 24mm GM.
price paid:£499
positive:Best Samyang lens so far.
Greatly improved build.
Lightweight alternative to 24mm GM.
negative:Nothing at the price.
comment:As sharp, edge to edge as my 24mm GM. Much lighter, easier to pack and now built rather well. It also has some very interesting features for astro.

rating summary

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