Zeiss Otus 28mm f/1.4 APO Distagon T* Review

January 28, 2016 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Zeiss Otus 28mm f/1.4 APO Distagon T*.

Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM

The Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM is a new wide-angle prime lens. Boasting built-in image stabilisation and fast and quite auto-focusing, the EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM is a more affordable but still very capable alternative to Canon's professional wide-angle primes. Read our in-depth Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM review complete with full-size sample images.

Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM

The Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM is a new wide-angle prime lens. Boasting built-in image stabilisation and fast and quite auto-focusing, the EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM is a more affordable but still very capable alternative to Canon's professional wide-angle primes. Read our in-depth Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM review complete with full-size sample images.

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM

The Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM is a new moderate wide-angle prime lens for professionals. Boasting a very fast maximum aperture, the latest coatings, and fast and quiet auto-focusing, the Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM is the most expensive 35mm Canon prime lens. Read our in-depth Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM review complete with full-size sample images...

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED is a new professional ultra-wide-angle lens. Aimed mainly at full-frame DSLR users, but also compatible with DX bodies where it provides a focal range of 36mm, the Nikon 24mm f/1.4 is aimed at professional photojournalists and landscape photographers. Read our in-depth Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED Review complete with full-size sample images.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.8G ED

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.8G ED is a new wide-angle prime lens. Aimed mainly at full-frame DSLR users, but also compatible with DX bodies where it provides a focal range of 36mm, the Nikon 24mm f/1.8 is a compact, lightweight and affordable lens. Read our in-depth Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.8G ED review complete with full-size sample images..

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28mm f/1.8G

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28mm f/1.8G is a new wide-angle prime lens. Aimed mainly at full-frame DSLR users, but also compatible with DX bodies where it provides a focal range of 42mm, the AF-S Nikkor 28mm f/1.8G is a more affordable alternative to Nikon's professional wide-angle primes. Read our in-depth Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28mm f/1.8G review complete with full-size sample images.

Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM

The Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM is a fast wide-angle prime lens for full-frame DSLR cameras. Retailing for £799 / $849, read our expert Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM review to find out if it's as good as the 35mm and 50mm Art lenses...

Sony FE 28mm f/2

The Sony FE 28mm f/2 is a brand new wide-angle prime lens for the Sony A7 full-frame compact system camera. Is this small and affordable lens worth considering? Read our Sony FE 28mm f/2 review to find out...

Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2

The Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 is a brand new wide-angle prime lens designed specifically for Sony full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras. Read our Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 review to find out if it's worth the $1299 / £979 / €1149 asking price...

Zeiss Loxia 21mm F2.8

The Zeiss Loxia 21mm F2.8 is a premium ultra-wide-angle prime lens for Sony's 35mm full-frame E-mount camera system. The manual-focus Loxia 21mm lens offers a fast f/2.8 maximum aperture, 10 aperture blades, superlative build quality, and an aperture ring that can be de-clicked for video use. Read our Zeiss Loxia 21mm F2.8 review now...

Zeiss Milvus 21mm f/2.8

The Zeiss Milvus 21mm f/2.8 is a brand new ultra-wide-angle prime lens for Canon and Nikon 35mm full-frame DSLR cameras. The manual-focus-only Milvus 21mm offers a fast f/2.8 maximum aperture, 9 aperture blades, and superlative build quality including weatherproofing. Read our Zeiss Milvus 21mm f/2.8 review now...