The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro and the Fujifilm XF 90mm F2 R LM 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.Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro is the longer of the two lenses at 123mm. The Fujifilm XF 90mm F2 R LM WR with a length of 105mm is 18mm shorter. On the other hand, the Fujifilm XF 90mm F2 R LM WR has a larger diameter of 75mm compared to Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro's 73mm diameter.
Below you can find the scaled side by side image of Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro and Fujifilm XF 90mm F2 R LM 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 XF 90mm F2 R LM WR weighs 540g, 25% (180g) lighter than the Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro's weight of 720g.
Both Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro and Fujifilm XF 90mm F2 R LM 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.
Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro is also available in Canon EF , Micro Four Thirds, Nikon F (FX), Pentax KAF, Samsung NX, Sony Alpha and Sony E mounts.
Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 100mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 150mm.
Fujifilm XF 90mm F2 R LM WR is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 90mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 150mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.