The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the 7artisans 25mm F1.8 and the Sony FE 28mm F2 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Sony FE 28mm F2 is the longer of the two lenses at 60mm. The 7artisans 25mm F1.8 with a length of 32mm is 28mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Sony FE 28mm F2 also has a larger diameter of 64mm compared to 7artisans 25mm F1.8's 51mm diameter.
Below you can find the scaled side by side image of 7artisans 25mm F1.8 and Sony FE 28mm F2 to get a better idea of how their size compare in real life.
Weight of a lens is as important as its external dimensions, especially if you are planning to hand hold your camera and lens combination for longer periods. 7artisans 25mm F1.8 weighs 143g, which means it is 57g (28%) lighter than the Sony FE 28mm F2 which has a weight of 200g.
Both 7artisans 25mm F1.8 and Sony FE 28mm F2 has the same Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony FX30, Sony ZV-E10 and Sony A6600.
7artisans 25mm F1.8 is also available in Canon EF-M , Fujifilm X and Micro Four Thirds mounts.
7artisans 25mm F1.8 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 25mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 37.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera. Sony FE 28mm F2 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 28mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 42mm.