differences

Reasons to consider the Fujifilm XF 23mm f/1.4 R

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 23mm f/1.4 R captures much more light (2 f-stops)
Shorter 63 mm vs 106 mm
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More than 40% shorter
Smaller diameter 72 mm vs 83 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
Lighter 301 g vs 0.7 kg
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2.2x lighter
Fujifilm XF 23mm f/1.4 R Learn more about
the Fujifilm XF 23mm f/1.4 R

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 23 mm
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Around 2.5x more reach, less perspective distortion
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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 23mm f/1.4 R Competitors

Fujifilm XF 27mm f/2.8

Fujifilm XF 27mm f/2.8

Lens

Length Shorter
Diameter Smaller diameter
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Placeholder

Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

Low light lens

$899

Weight Heavier
Olympus M.Zuiko  17mm f/1.8

Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f/1.8

Low light lens

$330 - $424

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Aperture Narrower aperture

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

Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R

Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R

Low light lens

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Zoom range Less zoom
Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR

Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR

Low light lens

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Zoom range Less zoom
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

Wide angle lens

$1,568 - $1,749

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Diameter Slightly larger diameter

discussion Which do you think is better?

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