The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Sony 24mm F2 SSM CZ and the Samyang T-S 24mm f3.5 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Samyang T-S 24mm f3.5 is the longer of the two lenses at 112mm. The Sony 24mm F2 SSM CZ with a length of 76mm is 36mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Samyang T-S 24mm f3.5 also has a larger diameter of 86mm compared to Sony 24mm F2 SSM CZ's 78mm 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. Sony 24mm F2 SSM CZ weighs 555g, which means it is 125g (18%) lighter than the Samyang T-S 24mm f3.5 which has a weight of 680g.
Both Sony 24mm F2 SSM CZ and Samyang T-S 24mm f3.5 has the same Sony Alpha lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony Alpha lenses are Sony A99 II, Sony A68 and Sony A77 II.
Samyang T-S 24mm f3.5 is also available in Canon EF , Nikon F (FX), Pentax KAF and Sony E mounts.