differences

Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S 20mm f/1.8G ED

Has a silent focus motor Nikon AF-S vs None
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Almost the same
Wider aperture f/1.8 vs f/2.8
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At its widest, the AF-S 20mm f/1.8G ED captures much more light (1.3 f-stops)
Cheaper $740.00 vs $1,370.00
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The best price we've seen is $630 cheaper (around 50% less)
Slightly lighter 357 g vs 0.7 kg
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Around 50% lighter
Slightly smaller diameter 81 mm vs 86 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly more magnification 1:4.3 (0.2) vs 1:6.7 (0.1)
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Take macro shots with subjects more than 50% larger in your photo
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 20mm f/1.8G ED Learn more about
the Nikon AF-S 20mm f/1.8G ED

Reasons to consider the Nikon 14mm f/2.8D ED

Narrower aperture f/22 vs f/16
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At its narrowest, the 14mm f/2.8D ED goes 0.9 f-stops narrower
Nikon Nikkor  14mm f/2.8D ED Learn more about
the Nikon 14mm f/2.8D ED

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
AF-S 20mm f/1.8G ED20 mm
14mm f/2.8D ED14 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

Zoom range Poor zoom Help
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Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 20mm f/1.8G ED Competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 28mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 28mm f/1.8G

Low light lens

$697

Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.4G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.4G

Low light lens

$1,547

Aperture Wider aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Lowest price More expensive
Nikon Nikkor  24mm f/2.8D

Nikon Nikkor 24mm f/2.8D

Wide angle lens

$392

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

Nikon Nikkor 14mm f/2.8D ED Competitors

Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM

Fisheye lens

$1,077 - $1,249

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Fisheye Fisheye lens
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

Wide angle lens

$1,445 - $1,499

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Nikon F

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$289 - $798

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Lowest price Cheaper
Auto focus Auto focus

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