The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the 7artisans 35mm F2 and the Samyang 35mm F1.2 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Samyang 35mm F1.2 is the longer of the two lenses at 74mm. The 7artisans 35mm F2 with a length of 41mm is 33mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Samyang 35mm F1.2 also has a larger diameter of 68mm compared to 7artisans 35mm F2's 50mm diameter.
Below you can find the scaled side by side image of 7artisans 35mm F2 and Samyang 35mm F1.2 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 35mm F2 weighs 320g, which means it is 100g (23%) lighter than the Samyang 35mm F1.2 which has a weight of 420g.
Both 7artisans 35mm F2 and Samyang 35mm F1.2 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 35mm F2 is also available in Canon EF-M and Fujifilm X mounts.
Samyang 35mm F1.2 is also available in Canon EF-M , Fujifilm X and Micro Four Thirds mounts.