The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Samyang 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS and the Lensbaby Sol 45 DSLR 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 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS is the longer of the two lenses at 74mm. The Lensbaby Sol 45 DSLR with a length of 39mm is 35mm shorter. On the other hand, the Lensbaby Sol 45 DSLR has a larger diameter of 73mm compared to Samyang 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS's 68mm 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. Lensbaby Sol 45 DSLR weighs 144g, 61% (231g) lighter than the Samyang 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS's weight of 375g.
Both Samyang 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS and Lensbaby Sol 45 DSLR 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 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS is also available in Canon EF-M , Micro Four Thirds and Sony E mounts.
Lensbaby Sol 45 DSLR is also available in Canon EF , Nikon F (FX), Pentax KAF and Sony Alpha mounts.
Samyang 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 50mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 75mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera. Lensbaby Sol 45 DSLR is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 45mm.