Samyang 20mm F1.8 is a Fixed aperture Manual Focus (MF) Ultra-Wideangle Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Samsung NX mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Samyang 20mm F1.8 lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Samyang 20mm F1.8 is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Samyang 20mm F1.8 ED AS UMC Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Samyang 20mm F1.8 ED AS UMC lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Distance Scale
| Hood supplied
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Fast Aperture
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| Minimum focus distance of 0.2m / 7.9 inch
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| No Weather Sealing
| No Autofocus
Samyang 20mm F1.8 is compatible with cameras that have Samsung NX lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Samsung NX lenses are Samsung NX500, Samsung NX1 and Samsung NX3000.
Samyang 20mm F1.8 is also available in Canon EF , Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon F (FX), Pentax KAF, Sony Alpha and Sony E mounts.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Samyang 20mm F1.8 has a maximum diameter of 83mm and total length of 88mm. It weighs 497g / 17.5 oz.
Samyang 20mm F1.8 has a filter thread of 77mm.
Samyang 20mm F1.8 has a fixed focal lenght of 20mm.
Samyang 20mm F1.8 has a max aperture of F1.8 and a minimum aperture of F22.
Samyang 20mm F1.8's optical formula consists of 13 elements in 12 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- Two aspherical
- 3 ED elements
- Ultra Multi Coating
Samyang 20mm F1.8 comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
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