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 AF 35mm F2.8 FE for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.7artisans 35mm F2 is the longer of the two lenses at 41mm. The Samyang AF 35mm F2.8 FE with a length of 33mm is 8mm shorter. On the other hand, the Samyang AF 35mm F2.8 FE has a larger diameter of 62mm compared to 7artisans 35mm F2's 50mm diameter.
Below you can find the scaled side by side image of 7artisans 35mm F2 and Samyang AF 35mm F2.8 FE 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. Samyang AF 35mm F2.8 FE weighs 85g, 73% (235g) lighter than the 7artisans 35mm F2's weight of 320g.
Both 7artisans 35mm F2 and Samyang AF 35mm F2.8 FE 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.