differences

Reasons to consider the Samyang 12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Nikon-f

Has a silent focus motor Generic motor vs None
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Almost the same
Cheaper $389.00 vs $1,228.56
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The best price we've seen is $840 cheaper (3.2x less)
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the Samyang 12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Nikon-f

Reasons to consider the Nikon 16mm f/2.8D

Slightly lighter 287 g vs 0.5 kg
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More than 40% lighter
Nikon Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D Learn more about
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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
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Nikon-f12 mm
16mm f/2.8D16 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/2.8

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

competitors

Nikon Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D Competitors

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

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

Wide angle lens

$1,599 - $1,897

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Nikon F

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$299

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Lowest price Cheaper
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Nikon Nikkor  28mm f/2.8D

Nikon Nikkor 28mm f/2.8D

Wide angle lens

$287

Lowest price Cheaper
Length Slightly shorter
Fisheye Not a fisheye

Samyang 12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Nikon-f Competitors

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