The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the 7artisans 35mm F1.2 and the Sony FE 55mm F1.8 ZA CZ for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
The size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses. Sony FE 55mm F1.8 ZA CZ is the longer of the two lenses at 71mm. The 7artisans 35mm F1.2 with a length of 36mm, is 35mm shorter.
The weight of a lens is as important as its external dimensions, especially if you are planning to hand hold your camera and lens combination for longer periods. 7artisans 35mm F1.2 weighs 150g, which means it is 131g (46%) lighter than the Sony FE 55mm F1.8 ZA CZ which has a weight of 281g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the Standard Prime Lenses in Sony E Mount for size comparison purposes.
Standard Prime Lenses in Sony E Mount for Size Comparison
Both the 7artisans 35mm F1.2 and the Sony FE 55mm F1.8 ZA CZ has the same Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony FX30, Sony ZV-E10 and Sony A6600.
7artisans 35mm F1.2 is also available in Canon EF-M and Fujifilm X mounts.
7artisans 35mm F1.2 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 35mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 52.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera. Sony FE 55mm F1.8 ZA CZ is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 55mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides a 35mm (FF) equivalent of 82.5mm.