The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Fujifilm XF 23mm F1.4 R LM WR and the Fujifilm 23mm F2 WR for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Fujifilm XF 23mm F1.4 R LM WR is the longer of the two lenses at 78mm. The Fujifilm 23mm F2 WR with a length of 52mm is 26mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Fujifilm XF 23mm F1.4 R LM WR also has a larger diameter of 67mm compared to Fujifilm 23mm F2 WR's 60mm diameter.
Below you can find the scaled side by side image of Fujifilm XF 23mm F1.4 R LM WR and Fujifilm 23mm F2 WR to get a better idea of how their size compare in real life.
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. Fujifilm 23mm F2 WR weighs 180g, 52% (195g) lighter than the Fujifilm XF 23mm F1.4 R LM WR's weight of 375g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Wideangle Prime Lenses in Fujifilm X Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Prime Lenses in Fujifilm X Mount for Size Comparison
Both Fujifilm XF 23mm F1.4 R LM WR and Fujifilm 23mm F2 WR has the same Fujifilm X lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Fujifilm X lenses are Fujifilm X-T5, Fujifilm X-H2 and Fujifilm X-H2S.