Size and Weight Comparison
Below you can find the scaled side by side image of Laowa 85mm f5.6 2x Macro and Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS 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. Laowa 85mm f5.6 2x Macro weighs 291g, which means it is 53g (15%) lighter than the Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS which has a weight of 344g.
Both Laowa 85mm f5.6 2x Macro and Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS 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 A7 IV and Sony ZV-E10.
Laowa 85mm f5.6 2x Macro is also available in Leica M , Canon RF, Nikon Z and Leica L mounts.
Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS is also available in Canon EF-M and Fujifilm X mounts.