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 Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 is the longer of the two lenses at 91mm. The Samyang 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS with a length of 74mm is 17mm shorter. On the other hand, the Samyang 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS has a larger diameter of 68mm compared to Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8's 65mm 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. Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 weighs 290g, 22% (85g) lighter than the Samyang 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS's weight of 375g.
Both Samyang 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS and Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 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.
Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 is also available in Sony E mount.