differences

Reasons to consider the Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Nikon F

Has a silent focus motor Generic motor vs None
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Almost the same
Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Nikon F Learn more about
the Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Nikon F

Reasons to consider the Nikon 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

Auto focus Yes vs No
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Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.5
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At its widest, the 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX captures slightly more light (0.6 f-stops)
Smaller diameter 64 mm vs 75 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly shorter 64 mm vs 75 mm
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More than 10% shorter
Slightly lighter 306 g vs 417 g
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Around 30% lighter
Nikon Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX Learn more about
the Nikon 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Fisheye Both are fisheye lenses Help
Extremely wide circular images
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Min focal length Good wide-angle Help
8mm f/3.5 Nikon F8 mm
10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX 10.5 mm
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
8mm f/3.5 Nikon F8 mm
10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX 10.5 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

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

competitors

Nikon Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX Competitors

Nikon Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D

Nikon Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D

Fisheye lens

Magnification Slightly less magnification
Sigma 10mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Nikon F

Sigma 10mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Nikon F

Fisheye lens

$744

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Magnification Slightly more magnification
Diameter Larger diameter
Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Nikon F

Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Nikon F

Fisheye lens

$299

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus

Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Nikon F Competitors

Samyang 8mm f/2.8 Fish-eye

Samyang 8mm f/2.8 Fish-eye

Lens

$527

Diameter Smaller diameter
Aperture Wider aperture
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon F

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$704

Auto focus Auto focus
Aperture Wider aperture
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Canon EF

Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Canon EF

Wide angle lens

$260 - $299

Aperture Wider aperture
Fisheye Not a fisheye

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