The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Samyang AF 50mm F1.4 FE and the 7artisans 35mm F1.2 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
The size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses. Samyang AF 50mm F1.4 FE is the longer of the two lenses at 98mm. The 7artisans 35mm F1.2 with a length of 36mm, is 62mm shorter.
The 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. 7artisans 35mm F1.2 weighs 150g, 74% (435g) lighter than the Samyang AF 50mm F1.4 FE's weight of 585g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the Standard Prime Lenses in Sony E Mount for size comparison purposes.
Standard Prime Lenses in Sony E Mount for Size Comparison
Both the Samyang AF 50mm F1.4 FE and the 7artisans 35mm F1.2 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.
7artisans 35mm F1.2 is also available in Canon EF-M and Fujifilm X mounts.
Samyang AF 50mm F1.4 FE is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 50mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides a 35mm (FF) equivalent of 75mm.
7artisans 35mm F1.2 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 35mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 52.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.