The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN C and the Samyang AF 24mm F2.8 FE for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN C is the longer of the two lenses at 72mm. The Samyang AF 24mm F2.8 FE with a length of 37mm is 35mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN C also has a larger diameter of 70mm compared to Samyang AF 24mm F2.8 FE's 61mm diameter.
Below you can find the scaled side by side image of Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN C and Samyang AF 24mm F2.8 FE 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. Samyang AF 24mm F2.8 FE weighs 93g, 74% (272g) lighter than the Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN C's weight of 365g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Wideangle Prime Lenses in Sony E Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Prime Lenses in Sony E Mount for Size Comparison
Both Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN C and Samyang AF 24mm F2.8 FE 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 ZV-E10 and Sony A6600.
Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN C is also available in Leica L mount.