differences

Reasons to consider the Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR

Is a prime lens Yes vs No
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Prime lenses have a single focal length, they are typically sharper and have wider apertures
Significantly wider aperture f/1.4 vs f/2.8
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At its widest, the XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR captures much more light (2 f-stops)
Slightly lighter 375 g vs 0.7 kg
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More than 40% lighter
Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Learn more about
the Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR

Reasons to consider the Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR

More zoom 3.4x vs 1x
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Around 3.5x more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Narrower aperture f/22 vs f/16
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At its narrowest, the XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR goes 0.9 f-stops narrower
Slightly better telephoto 55 mm vs 16 mm
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Around 3.5x more reach, less perspective distortion
Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR Learn more about
the Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
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Easier to use

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Competitors

Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8

Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8

Lens

$999

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

Low light lens

$254

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Weight Slightly lighter
Auto focus Auto focus
Fujifilm XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM O.I.S.

Fujifilm XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM O.I.S.

Portrait lens

Zoom range More zoom
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Prime lens Is a zoom lens

Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR Competitors

Fujifilm XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR

Fujifilm XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR

Low light lens

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom range Less zoom
Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R O.I.S.

Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R O.I.S.

Lens

Length Slightly shorter
Weight Slightly lighter
Aperture Narrower aperture
Olympus Zuiko M. ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO

Olympus Zuiko M. ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO

Wide angle lens

$799

Diameter Smaller diameter
Length Slightly shorter
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto

discussion Which do you think is better?

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