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
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

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Low light lens

$182 - $217

Length Shorter
Diameter Smaller diameter
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA

Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA

Low light lens

$790 - $948

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

$97 - $150

Diameter Smaller diameter
Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Aperture Narrower aperture

Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AS UMC Sony Alpha Competitors

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM

Low light lens

$330 - $339

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Wide minimum Wider aperture
Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA

Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA

Low light lens

$790 - $948

Aperture Narrower aperture

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