differences

Reasons to consider the Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

Much narrower aperture f/22 vs f/1
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At its narrowest, the 12mm f/2 NCS CS goes 8.9 f-stops narrower
Wider aperture f/2 vs f/2.8
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At its widest, the 12mm f/2 NCS CS captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS Learn more about
the Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

Reasons to consider the Fujifilm XF 14mm f/2.8 R

Auto focus Yes vs No
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Smaller diameter 65 mm vs 73 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
Fujifilm XF 14mm f/2.8 R Learn more about
the Fujifilm XF 14mm f/2.8 R

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Length Short Help
58 mm
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
12mm f/2 NCS CS12 mm
XF 14mm f/2.8 R14 mm

competitors

Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS Competitors

Samyang 16mm f/2 ED AS UMC CS

Samyang 16mm f/2 ED AS UMC CS

Low light lens

$489

Length Longer
Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR

Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR

Low light lens

Auto focus Auto focus
Aperture Wider aperture
Wide minimum Wider aperture
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

Wide angle lens

$299

Length Longer

Fujifilm XF 14mm f/2.8 R Competitors

Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8

Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8

Lens

$999

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Length Longer
Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R O.I.S.

Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R O.I.S.

Lens

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Zoom range More zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Nikon Nikkor  20mm f/2.8D

Nikon Nikkor 20mm f/2.8D

Wide angle lens

$389 - $622

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Length Slightly shorter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

discussion Which do you think is better?

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