The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Tamron SP 35mm F1.4 Di USD and the Samyang 35mm 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. Samyang 35mm F1.4 weighs 660g, 18% (145g) lighter than the Tamron SP 35mm F1.4 Di USD's weight of 805g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Wideangle Prime Lenses in Canon EF Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Prime Lenses in Canon EF Mount for Size Comparison
Both Tamron SP 35mm F1.4 Di USD and Samyang 35mm F1.4 has the same Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
Tamron SP 35mm F1.4 Di USD is also available in Nikon F (FX) mount.
Samyang 35mm F1.4 is also available in Nikon F (FX) , Four Thirds, Pentax KAF, Sony Alpha, Sony E and Samsung NX mounts.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 35mm and the fastest aperture of F1.4.