Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Laowa 85mm f5.6 2x Macro is the longer of the two lenses at 81mm. The Tokina atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE with a length of 80mm is 1mm shorter. On the other hand, the Tokina atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE has a larger diameter of 93mm compared to Laowa 85mm f5.6 2x Macro's 53mm 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. Laowa 85mm f5.6 2x Macro weighs 291g, which means it is 354g (54%) lighter than the Tokina atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE which has a weight of 645g.
Both Laowa 85mm f5.6 2x Macro and Tokina atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE has the same Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony A7 IV, Sony ZV-E10 and Sony A1.
Laowa 85mm f5.6 2x Macro is also available in Leica M , Canon RF, Nikon Z and Leica L mounts.