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 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 Kamlan 28mm F1.4 with a length of 65mm is 9mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Samyang 35mm F1.2 also has a larger diameter of 68mm compared to Kamlan 28mm F1.4's 55mm diameter.
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. Kamlan 28mm F1.4 weighs 384g, which means it is 36g (8%) lighter than the Samyang 35mm F1.2 which has a weight of 420g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Wideangle Prime Lenses in Sony E Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Prime Lenses in Sony E Mount for Size Comparison
Both Kamlan 28mm F1.4 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.
Kamlan 28mm F1.4 is also available in Canon EF-M , Fujifilm X and Micro Four Thirds mounts.
Samyang 35mm F1.2 is also available in Canon EF-M , Fujifilm X and Micro Four Thirds 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. Samyang 35mm F1.2 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 35mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 52.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.