Mitakon 85mm f/1.2 vs Canon 85mm f/1.2

A lot of people have been asking us how the Mitakon 85mm f/1.2 compares to the  Canon 85mm f/1.2 lens.

As the side by side photos of lenses below illustrates they very similar in size

Mitakon and Canon 85mm f/1.2 lenses compared


The specifications of the two lenses are.

  Canon 85mm f/1.2 Mitakon 85mm f/1.2
Max aperture  f/1.2 f/1.2
Min aperture f/16 f/16
Filer size 72mm 77mm
Minimum focus distance 0.95 M 1 M
Number of aperture blades 8 11
Lens construction 8 elements in 7 groups 9 elements in 6 groups
Weight 1025 g 950 g

The photo below compares the front elements of the Canon and Mitakon 85mm f/1.2. The Canon has 72mm filter thread while the Mitakon takes a 77mm filter.

Mitakon and Canon 85mm f/1.2 lenses filter sizes

 Mitakon 85mm F/1.2 vs Canon 85mm F/1.2 tests


Steve Rushworth
Steve Rushworth


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