The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R WR and the Fujifilm 35mm F1.4 R 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 56mm F1.2 R WR is the longer of the two lenses at 76mm. The Fujifilm 35mm F1.4 R with a length of 55mm is 21mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R WR also has a larger diameter of 80mm compared to Fujifilm 35mm F1.4 R's 65mm diameter.
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 35mm F1.4 R weighs 187g, 57% (258g) lighter than the Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R WR's weight of 445g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Standard Prime Lenses in Fujifilm X Mount for size comparison purposes.
Standard Prime Lenses in Fujifilm X Mount for Size Comparison
Both Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R WR and Fujifilm 35mm F1.4 R 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.
Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R WR is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 56mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 84mm when used on a APS-C format camera. Fujifilm 35mm F1.4 R 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.