differences

Reasons to consider the Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R

Slightly better telephoto 56 mm vs 16 mm
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3.5x more reach, less perspective distortion
Slightly wider aperture f/1.2 vs f/1.4
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At its widest, the XF 56mm f/1.2 R captures much more light (0.4 f-stops)
Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R Learn more about
the Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R

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

Better wide angle 16 mm vs 56 mm
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3.5x better wide angle
Slightly more magnification 1:4.8 (0.2) vs 1:11.1 (0.1)
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Take macro shots with subjects around 2.5x larger in your photo
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the Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
XF 56mm f/1.2 Rf/1.2
XF 16mm f/1.4 R WRf/1.4
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Wide minimum Not very narrow apertures Help
f/16

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

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

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

Portrait lens

Zoom range More zoom
Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
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 56mm f/1.2 R Competitors

Fujifilm XF 23mm f/1.4 R

Fujifilm XF 23mm f/1.4 R

Low light lens

Min focal length Better wide angle
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.4D

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D

Low light lens

$60 - $349

Diameter Smaller diameter
Length Shorter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M

Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M

Portrait lens

$999

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

discussion Which do you think is better?

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