I heard that the Canon K35 is based on the Canon FD L series glass. I wanted to see and didn’t find anything on the web, so with Jano I did a test. Thank you Jano for the glass.
As you can see in the video below, they are remarkably similar. Perhaps one of the few differences I have found is a slight warmer color to the K35 as well as the K35s being more prone to flaring.
But still quite remarkable how similar. I’m not a lens tech in anyway, but I would indeed gamble that this maybe the same glass, just modified.
I love the look of the K35 glass - I just wish it was so expensive to rent!