The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Sony DT 50mm F1.8 SAM and the Schneider PC-TS 2.8/50 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Schneider PC-TS 2.8/50 is the longer of the two lenses at 128mm. The Sony DT 50mm F1.8 SAM with a length of 45mm is 83mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Schneider PC-TS 2.8/50 also has a larger diameter of 108mm compared to Sony DT 50mm F1.8 SAM's 70mm 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 DT 50mm F1.8 SAM weighs 170g, which means it is 1230g (87%) lighter than the Schneider PC-TS 2.8/50 which has a weight of 1400g.
Both Sony DT 50mm F1.8 SAM and Schneider PC-TS 2.8/50 has the same Sony Alpha lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony Alpha lenses are Sony A68, Sony A77 II and Sony A58.
Schneider PC-TS 2.8/50 is also available in Canon EF , Nikon F (FX) and Pentax KAF mounts.