Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM vs. Nikon AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED vs. Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN vs. Sigma 12-24mm F4 Art vs. Sony 12-24mm F2.8 GM vs. Tamron 15-30mm F2.8 vs. Canon EF 11-24mm F4L vs. Canon RF 15-35mm F2.8L IS USM

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Aug 20, 2007
Aug 21, 2007
Jul 11, 2019
Sep 19, 2016
Jul 7, 2020
Sep 12, 2014
Feb 6, 2015
Feb 14, 2019
 
Prime lens
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
35mm FF
35mm FF
35mm FF
35mm FF
35mm FF
35mm FF
35mm FF
35mm FF
14 mm
14–24 mm
14–24 mm
12–24 mm
12–24 mm
15–30 mm
11–24 mm
15–35 mm
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 stop(s)
Canon EF
Nikon F (FX)
L-Mount, Sony FE
Canon EF, Nikon F (FX), Sigma SA Bayonet
Sony FE
Canon EF, Nikon F (FX), Sony/Minolta Alpha DT
Canon EF
Canon RF
 
F2.8
F2.8
F2.8
F4
F2.8
F2.8
F4
F2.8
F22
F22
F22
F22
 
F22
F22
 
 
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
6
9
11
9
9
9
9
9
Circular aperture
rounded blades
 
 
 
 
Circular aperture
 
 
14
14
18
16
 
18
16
16
11
11
13
11
 
13
11
12
Aspherical & UD elements. Super Spectra coating to reduce ghostings and flare
2 ED glass elements, 3 aspherical lenses and 1 Nano Crystal Coat
One FLD + five SLD + three aspherical elements, Nanon Porous + Super Multi-layer coatings
FLD + aspheric elements, Super Multi-Layer coating
Nano AR II
Fluorine coating on front element, eBAND anti-reflective coating, XGM (expanded glass molded aspherical), low dispersion elements
Four aspherical, one Super UD, one ED elements. Sub-wavelength structure, air sphere, super spectra, and fluorine coatings.
3 aspherical + 2 UD elements
 
0.20 m (7.87)
0.28 m (11.02)
0.28 m (11.02)
0.24 m (9.45)
 
0.28 m (11.02)
0.28 m (11.02)
0.28 m (11.02)
0.15×
 
0.14×
0.2×
0.14×
0.2×
0.16×
0.21×
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Ultrasonic
Ultrasonic
Stepper motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
 
Ultrasonic
Ultrasonic
Nano ultrasonic
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Rear
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
 
 
No
No
No
 
 
 
 
 
No
 
 
645 g (1.42 lb)
970 g (2.14 lb)
795 g (1.75 lb)
1150 g (2.54 lb)
847 g (1.87 lb)
1100 g (2.43 lb)
1180 g (2.60 lb)
840 g (1.85 lb)
80 mm (3.15)
98 mm (3.86)
85 mm (3.35)
101 mm (3.98)
98 mm (3.84)
98 mm (3.86)
108 mm (4.25)
89 mm (3.5)
94 mm (3.7)
132 mm (5.18)
131 mm (5.16)
132 mm (5.2)
137 mm (5.39)
145 mm (5.71)
132 mm (5.2)
127 mm (5)
Metal barrel, metal mount
 
Magnesium alloy
 
 
 
 
Magnesium alloy
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Black
Black
Black
Black
 
Black
Black
Black
 
Rotary (internal)
 
Rotary (extending)
 
 
Rotary (internal)
Rotary (extending)
 
 
 
 
 
No
No
No
 
 
 
 
 
 
No
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
82 mm
 
 
 
 
Rear insert filter
 
Drop-in filter holder
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Integrated petal hood
built-in petal shaped hood
 
 
 
 
 
 
No
 
 
 
 
No
No
 
Soft case LP1016
 
 
 
 
 
Lens pouch LP1424
 
 
 
 
Weight and dimensions for L-mount version