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
Auto focus Auto focus Help
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

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
Leica Summilux 24mm f/1.4

Leica Summilux 24mm f/1.4

Low light lens

$7,295

Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

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

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
Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS

Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS

Wide angle lens

$1,140

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Aperture Narrower aperture
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

discussion Which do you think is better?

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