The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Lensbaby Burnside 35 and the Samsung 30mm F2 Pancake for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Lensbaby Burnside 35 is the longer of the two lenses at 70mm. The Samsung 30mm F2 Pancake with a length of 22mm is 48mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Lensbaby Burnside 35 also has a larger diameter of 70mm compared to Samsung 30mm F2 Pancake's 62mm 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. Samsung 30mm F2 Pancake weighs 85g, 77% (289g) lighter than the Lensbaby Burnside 35's weight of 374g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Standard Prime Lenses in Samsung NX Mount for size comparison purposes.
Standard Prime Lenses in Samsung NX Mount for Size Comparison
Both Lensbaby Burnside 35 and Samsung 30mm F2 Pancake has the same Samsung NX lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Samsung NX lenses are Samsung NX500, Samsung NX1 and Samsung NX3000.
Lensbaby Burnside 35 is also available in Canon EF , Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon F (FX), Pentax KAF, Sony Alpha and Sony E mounts.
Lensbaby Burnside 35 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 35mm. Samsung 30mm F2 Pancake is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 30mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 52.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.