Samyang 24mm F2.8 AF FE E-mount lens review by mambo

reviewer#44498 date: Apr-21-2020
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.6
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:SAL24f2Z, SAL2470Z, Sigma35mm f1.4 Art, Minolta 28mmf2.8
price paid:$190 USD
positive:Tiny lens, light, easy to carry, adequate for the purpose, excellent value for money
negative:No weather sealing, could be sharper
comment:A wonderful addition to my E-mount collection. the lens is a perfect compromise between size and performance. I have no reason to complain.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 4
  • sharpness: 4.75
  • color: 4.75
  • build: 4.50
  • distortion: 4.75
  • flare control: 4.00
  • overall: 4.55 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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