The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Samyang 10mm f2.8 and the Fujifilm 23mm 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.Samyang 10mm f2.8 is the longer of the two lenses at 77mm. The Fujifilm 23mm F1.4 R with a length of 63mm is 14mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Samyang 10mm f2.8 also has a larger diameter of 86mm compared to Fujifilm 23mm F1.4 R's 72mm 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 23mm F1.4 R weighs 300g, 48% (280g) lighter than the Samyang 10mm f2.8's weight of 580g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Wideangle Prime Lenses in Fujifilm X Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Prime Lenses in Fujifilm X Mount for Size Comparison
Both Samyang 10mm f2.8 and Fujifilm 23mm 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.
Samyang 10mm f2.8 is also available in Canon EF , Canon EF-M, Nikon F (DX), Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds mounts.
Samyang 10mm f2.8 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 10mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 15mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera. Fujifilm 23mm F1.4 R is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 23mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 34.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.