Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Nikon Z 85mm F1.8 S is the longer of the two lenses at 99mm. The Laowa 85mm f5.6 2x Macro with a length of 81mm is 18mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Nikon Z 85mm F1.8 S also has a larger diameter of 75mm compared to Laowa 85mm f5.6 2x Macro's 53mm diameter.
Below you can find the scaled side by side image of Laowa 85mm f5.6 2x Macro and Nikon Z 85mm F1.8 S 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. Laowa 85mm f5.6 2x Macro weighs 314g, which means it is 156g (33%) lighter than the Nikon Z 85mm F1.8 S which has a weight of 470g.
Both Laowa 85mm f5.6 2x Macro and Nikon Z 85mm F1.8 S has the same Nikon Z lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon Z lenses are Nikon Z30, Nikon Z9 and Nikon Z fc.
Laowa 85mm f5.6 2x Macro is also available in Sony E , Leica M, Canon RF and Leica L mounts.