The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Lensbaby Sol 45 Mirrorless and the Fujifilm XF 50mm F2 R 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.Lensbaby Sol 45 Mirrorless is the longer of the two lenses at 65mm. The Fujifilm XF 50mm F2 R WR with a length of 59mm is 6mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Lensbaby Sol 45 Mirrorless also has a larger diameter of 73mm compared to Fujifilm XF 50mm F2 R WR's 60mm 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 XF 50mm F2 R WR weighs 200g, 26% (72g) lighter than the Lensbaby Sol 45 Mirrorless's weight of 272g.
Both Lensbaby Sol 45 Mirrorless and Fujifilm XF 50mm F2 R 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.
Lensbaby Sol 45 Mirrorless is also available in Sony E mount.
Lensbaby Sol 45 Mirrorless is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 45mm. Fujifilm XF 50mm F2 R WR is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 50mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 75mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.