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 Nikon F (FX) Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Prime Lenses in Nikon F (FX) Mount for Size Comparison
Both Zeiss Milvus 15mm F2.8 and Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/15 has the same Nikon F (FX) lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon F (FX) lenses are Nikon D6, Nikon D780 and Nikon D3500.
Zeiss Milvus 15mm F2.8 is also available in Canon EF mount.
Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/15 is also available in Canon EF mount.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 15mm and the fastest aperture of F2.8.