Samyang 35mm F1.4 AF FE E-mount lens review by Stuart1701

reviewer#45610 date: Nov-8-2020
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 2
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.4
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:
missing
price paid:462 gbp
positive:Sharp
negative:Has been known to freeze.
comment:The IQ produced on this lens is nice and I like the results.

Unfortunately, on my A7R3, this lens has on a number of occasions simply frozen, requiring the camera to be switched off and on again to start working. Not good, hence my low build quality rating.

Having said that, this was on an older firmware. Not seen the issue on the latest firmware, but due to Covid, I have not had much opportunity to test if It has fixed the problem.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 1
  • sharpness: 5.00
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 2.00
  • distortion: 5.00
  • flare control: 5.00
  • overall: 4.40
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