The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Venus 33mmF0.95 CF APO and the Samyang 35mm F1.2 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Venus 33mmF0.95 CF APO is the longer of the two lenses at 83mm. The Samyang 35mm F1.2 with a length of 74mm is 9mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Venus 33mmF0.95 CF APO also has a larger diameter of 72mm compared to Samyang 35mm F1.2's 68mm 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. Samyang 35mm F1.2 weighs 420g, 28% (170g) lighter than the Venus 33mmF0.95 CF APO's weight of 590g.
Both Venus 33mmF0.95 CF APO and Samyang 35mm F1.2 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 35mm F1.2 is also available in Canon EF-M , Fujifilm X and Micro Four Thirds mounts.
Venus 33mmF0.95 CF APO is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 33mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 49.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera. Samyang 35mm F1.2 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 35mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 52.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.