The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Sony E 30mm F3.5 Macro and the Samyang 24mm f1.4 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
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 E 30mm F3.5 Macro weighs 138g, which means it is 442g (76%) lighter than the Samyang 24mm f1.4 which has a weight of 580g.
Both Sony E 30mm F3.5 Macro and Samyang 24mm f1.4 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.
Samyang 24mm f1.4 is also available in Canon EF , Nikon F (FX), Four Thirds, Pentax KAF, Sony Alpha and Samsung NX mounts.
Sony E 30mm F3.5 Macro is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 30mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 45mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera. Samyang 24mm f1.4 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 24mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 36mm.