The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Samyang AF 24mm F1.8 FE and the Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe is the longer of the two lenses at 408mm. The Samyang AF 24mm F1.8 FE with a length of 72mm is 336mm shorter. On the other hand, the Samyang AF 24mm F1.8 FE has a larger diameter of 65mm compared to Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe's 38mm 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. Samyang AF 24mm F1.8 FE weighs 230g, which means it is 244g (51%) lighter than the Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe which has a weight of 474g.
Both Samyang AF 24mm F1.8 FE and Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe has the same Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony A7R V, Sony FX30 and Sony A7 IV.
Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe is also available in Canon EF and Nikon F (FX) mounts.