The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Zeiss Milvus 15mm F2.8 and the Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/15 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/15 is the longer of the two lenses at 135mm. The Zeiss Milvus 15mm F2.8 with a length of 100mm is 35mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/15 also has a larger diameter of 103mm compared to Zeiss Milvus 15mm F2.8's 102mm 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. Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/15 weighs 730g, 22% (217g) lighter than the Zeiss Milvus 15mm F2.8's weight of 947g.
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 Zeiss Milvus 15mm F2.8 and Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/15 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.
Zeiss Milvus 15mm F2.8 is also available in Nikon F (FX) mount.
Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/15 is also available in Nikon F (FX) mount.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 15mm and the fastest aperture of F2.8.