The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Kamlan 28mm F1.4 and the Fujifilm 18mm F2 R for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
The size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses. Kamlan 28mm F1.4 is the longer of the two lenses at 65mm. The Fujifilm 18mm F2 R with a length of 41mm, is 24mm shorter. On the other hand, the Fujifilm 18mm F2 R has a larger diameter of 65mm compared to the Kamlan 28mm F1.4's 55mm diameter.
The 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. Fujifilm 18mm F2 R weighs 116g, 69% (268g) lighter than the Kamlan 28mm F1.4's weight of 384g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the Wideangle Prime Lenses in Fujifilm X Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Prime Lenses in Fujifilm X Mount for Size Comparison
Both the Kamlan 28mm F1.4 and the Fujifilm 18mm F2 R has the same Fujifilm X lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Fujifilm X lenses are Fujifilm X-T5, Fujifilm X-H2 and Fujifilm X-H2S.
Kamlan 28mm F1.4 is also available in Canon EF-M , Micro Four Thirds and Sony E mounts.
Kamlan 28mm F1.4 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 28mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 42mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera. Fujifilm 18mm F2 R is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 18mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 27mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.