differences

Reasons to consider the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

LensHero is not aware of any important advantages of the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art vs the Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AS UMC Sony Alpha.
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Reasons to consider the Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AS UMC Sony Alpha

Narrower aperture f/22 vs f/16
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At its narrowest, the 50mm f/1.4 AS UMC Sony Alpha goes 0.9 f-stops narrower
Cheaper $398.95 vs $949.00
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The best price we've seen is $550 cheaper (2.4x less)
Slightly lighter 0.5 kg vs 0.8 kg
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More than 30% lighter
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/1.4
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use

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

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

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Competitors

Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA

Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA

Low light lens

$869 - $998

Diameter Smaller diameter
Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Aperture Narrower aperture
Pentax SMC  DA 50mm f/1.8

Pentax SMC DA 50mm f/1.8

Low light lens

$114 - $150

Diameter Smaller diameter
Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

Wide angle lens

$1,549 - $1,599

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Zoom range More zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens

Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AS UMC Sony Alpha Competitors

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

Low light lens

$298 - $329

Weight Slightly lighter
Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA

Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA

Low light lens

$869 - $998

Aperture Narrower aperture
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM

Low light lens

$339

Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Wide minimum Wider aperture

discussion Which do you think is better?

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