differences

Reasons to consider the Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

Narrower aperture f/22 vs f/16
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At its narrowest, the 12mm f/2 NCS CS goes 0.9 f-stops narrower
Slightly lighter 255 g vs 375 g
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More than 30% lighter
Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS Learn more about
the Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

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

Auto focus Yes vs No
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Wider aperture f/1.4 vs f/2
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At its widest, the XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR captures much more light (1 f-stop)
Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Learn more about
the Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
12mm f/2 NCS CSf/2
XF 16mm f/1.4 R WRf/1.4
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
12mm f/2 NCS CS12 mm
XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR16 mm

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

Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Nikon F

Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Nikon F

Low light lens

$701 - $749

Weight Slightly heavier
Fujifilm XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR

Fujifilm XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR

Low light lens

Max focal length Better telephoto
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Fujifilm XF 14mm f/2.8 R

Fujifilm XF 14mm f/2.8 R

Lens

Weight Slightly lighter
Wide minimum Much wider aperture

Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS Competitors

Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8

Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8

Lens

$999

Auto focus Auto focus
Diameter Smaller diameter
Aperture Narrower aperture
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

Auto focus Auto focus
Zoom range More zoom
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
Panasonic Lumix G  Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7

Panasonic Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7

Low light lens

$431 - $548

Auto focus Auto focus
Diameter Smaller diameter
Wide minimum Wider aperture

discussion Which do you think is better?

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