differences

Reasons to consider the Nikon 50mm f/1.4D

Smaller diameter 64 mm vs 73 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
Shorter 43 mm vs 70 mm
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Around 40% shorter
Slightly lighter 230 g vs 405 g
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More than 40% lighter
Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.4D Learn more about
the Nikon 50mm f/1.4D

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

Has a silent focus motor Generic motor vs None
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Almost the same
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

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
50mm f/1.4Df/1.4
XF 56mm f/1.2 Rf/1.2
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

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D Competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G

Low light lens

$377

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Diameter Larger diameter
Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Low light lens

$60 - $597

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Nikkor Micro 60mm f/2.8D

Nikon Nikkor Micro 60mm f/2.8D

Macro lens

$441 - $517

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Magnification Significantly more magnification
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R Competitors

Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR

Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR

Low light lens

Min focal length Better wide angle
Magnification Slightly more magnification
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
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
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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