Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Milvus Lens Compared to the Rokinon SP 14mm f/2.4 Lens

SpecificationsZeiss 15mm f/2.8 Milvus LensRokinon SP 14mm f/2.4 Lens
  Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Milvus Lens Rokinon SP 14mm f/2.4 Lens
Year Introduced20162016
Mounts OnFull Frame, APS-CFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups15/1218/14
Angle of View: Diagonal110°114.12°
Angle of View: Horizontal100°
Angle of View: Vertical76°
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-22 f/2.4-22
Number of Aperture Blades 9 9
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 33.4 oz  (947g) 27.9 oz  (791g)
Actual Weight 29.5 oz  (835g) 26.3 oz  (745g)
Lens Hood Weight 2.5 oz  (70g)
In-Use Weight 31.9 oz  (905g) 26.3 oz  (745g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 4.03 x 3.94”  (102.3 x 100.2mm) 3.74 x 4.31”  (95 x 109.4mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 4.04 x 3.95”  (103 x 100.4mm) 3.76 x 4.62”  (95.4 x 117.4mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 3.95”  (100.4mm) 4.62”  (117.4mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 4.48 x 1.85”  (113.8 x 46.9mm) 3.76 x 0”  (95.4 x 0mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 5.42 - 5.42”  (137.6 - 137.6mm) 4.62 - 4.62”  (117.4 - 117.4mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.86”  (21.9mm) 1.49”  (37.8mm)
Filter Size 95mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
AF Motor Type
Full Time Manual Focus
Focus Ring Rotation 120° 232°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Engraved Y / Printed
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 9.84”  (250mm) 11.02”  (280mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 9.8”  (249mm) 11.22”  (285mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.11x 0.08x
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / Y / Integrated
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N N
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? N / N /
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 15mm = 1.98' 14mm = 1.84'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 15mm = 602mm 14mm = 561mm
Review Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Milvus Lens Rokinon SP 14mm f/2.4 Lens
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