The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Kamlan 8mm F3.0 Fisheye and the Samyang 10mm f2.8 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
The weight of a lens is equally significant as its external dimensions, particularly if you intend to handhold your camera and lens combination for extended periods. Kamlan 8mm F3.0 Fisheye weighs 245g, which means it is 335g (57%) lighter than the Samyang 10mm f2.8 which has a weight of 580g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the Wideangle Fisheye Prime Lenses in Canon EF-M Mount for size comparison purposes.
Ultra-Wideangle Lenses in Canon EF-M Mount for Size Comparison
Both the Kamlan 8mm F3.0 Fisheye and the Samyang 10mm f2.8 has the same Canon EF-M lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF-M lenses are , and .
Kamlan 8mm F3.0 Fisheye is also available in Sony E mount.
Samyang 10mm f2.8 is also available in Canon EF , Fujifilm X, Nikon F (DX), Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds mounts.
Kamlan 8mm F3.0 Fisheye is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 8mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 12mm
when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
On the other hand, the Samyang 10mm f2.8 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 10mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 15mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.