Samyang XP 50mm F1.2 Review

March 15, 2018 | Mark Goldstein |

Samyang XP 50mm F1.2 Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Samyang XP 50mm F1.2.

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

The Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM is a new standard prime lens for APS-C and full-frame DSLR cameras. Offering continuous AF while capturing video with compatible cameras, the compact Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM retails for just £129.99/€189.99/$125.99. Read our in-depth Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM review complete with full-size sample images to find out if it's worth the modest outlay...

Canon TS-E 50mm f/2.8L MACRO

The new Canon TS-E 50mm f/2.8L MACRO is a specialist lens for full-frame Canon DSLR cameras that offers tilt, shift and rotate movements, plus 1:2 macro functionality. Read our Canon 50mm tilt shift lens review now, complete with full-size sample images...

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G (Special Edition)

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G (Special Edition) is the standard kit lens for the retro Nikon Df DSLR camera. Read our expert Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G review to find out if it's the Df's perfect partner...

Samyang 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS

The Samyang 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS is an affordable short telephoto prime lens for APS-C, 1.6x and 2x crop mirrorless cameras from Sony, Fujifilm, Panasonic, Olympus and Canon. Priced at £299 / $549, is the Samyang 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS worth a look? Read our Samyang 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS review to find out...

Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 FE

The Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 FE is a fast and affordable standard prime lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras. Priced at £449, is the Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 FE worth considering? Read our Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 FE review to find out...

Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM

The Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM is a fast standard prime lens for full-frame DSLR cameras. The 50mm f/1.4 features 13 optical elements in 8 groups and a HSM focusing system which provides quiet, smooth and fast autofocus with full-time manual focus override. Retailing for £859 / $949, read our expert Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM review to find out if it's the ultimate "fast fifty" lens...

Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4

The Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 is a brand new standard prime lens for Canon and Nikon 35mm full-frame DSLR cameras. The manual-focus-only Milvus 50mm offers a fast f/1.4 maximum aperture, 9 aperture blades, and superlative build quality including weatherproofing. Read our Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 review now...