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 Sony E 30mm F3.5 Macro for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
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 Sony E 30mm F3.5 Macro with a length of 56mm is 9mm shorter. On the other hand, the Sony E 30mm F3.5 Macro has a larger diameter of 62mm 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. Sony E 30mm F3.5 Macro weighs 138g, 64% (246g) lighter than the Kamlan 28mm F1.4's weight of 384g.
Both Kamlan 28mm F1.4 and Sony E 30mm F3.5 Macro 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.
Kamlan 28mm F1.4 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 28mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 42mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera. Sony E 30mm F3.5 Macro is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 30mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 42mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.