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On Saturday, 23 December 2017 10:08:24 UTC-5, android  wrote:
> On 2017-12-20 10:06:13 +0000, wibbleypants@gmail.com said:
> 
> > On Tuesday, 19 December 2017 21:45:28 UTC+1, Savageduck  wrote:
> >> On Dec 19, 2017, Paul Carmichael wrote
> >> (in article<f9t65lFtlclU1@mid.individual.net>):
> >> 
> >>> On 19/12/17 15:55, Paul Carmichael wrote:
> >>> 
> >>>> https://www.foto24.com/objetivo-samyang-14mm-f-2-8-if-ed-umc-aspheri...
> >>>> r-gran-angular.html
> >>> 
> >>> Except if you add canon mount it rises to 525 euros.
> >>> 
> >>> Anyone here know if there's any difference between that and this:
> >>> 
> >>> https://www.amazon.es/gp/product/B004CS2VMQ?tag=thedigitalp0d-21
> >>> 
> >>> ?
> > 
> > For some reason, this reply came empty from the german server.
> > 
> >> After your last experience buying your new camera, I would be wary of what
> >> those Spanish site tell you.
> > 
> > To be fair, it wasn't a Spanish site. It was British in Gibraltar.
> > 
> >> To start with those are over priced for Samyang lenses. The Canon mount
> >> Samyang 14mm UW f/2.8 IF UD UMC is available at B&H for $279. The Foto24 site
> >> is showing the correct lens at $51 more than it should be.
> >> 
> >> Samyang also have a much more expensive, slightly faster XP 14mm f/2.4, still
> >> manual-focus for $999.
> >> 
> >> The Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 FE is not a Canon mount. It is an auto-focus lens
> >> for the Sony E-mount and that sells at B&H for $699.
> >> 
> >> It looks as though that Spanish Amazon site is trying to screw you by showing
> >> a picture of the correct lens, but with the wrong model number. My Spanish is
> >> nonexistant, so I am not sure what they are claiming.
> >> 
> >> There are no Canon mount Samyang auto-focus lenses, so if you see the AF
> >> prefix it will not fit your camera. All the Canon mount Samyang lenses are
> >> all manual.
> > 
> > I'll keep investigating.
> 
> <http://www.cameraegg.org/yongnuo-yn-14mm-f2-8-ultra-wide-angle-prim... 
> 
> -- 
> teleportation kills

Results of those Yongnuo Chinese AF lenses seem to be no so good, according to reviews so far.  Have
to wait and see since I believe a lot of for profit review sites have vested interests in keeping
the major brands on top.