The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Samyang MF 85mm F1.4 Mk2 and the Fujifilm XF 200mm F2 R LM OIS 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.Fujifilm XF 200mm F2 R LM OIS WR is the longer of the two lenses at 206mm. The Samyang MF 85mm F1.4 Mk2 with a length of 75mm is 131mm shorter. On the other hand, the Samyang MF 85mm F1.4 Mk2 has a larger diameter of 78mm compared to Fujifilm XF 200mm F2 R LM OIS WR's 61mm 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. Samyang MF 85mm F1.4 Mk2 weighs 548g, which means it is 1717g (75%) lighter than the Fujifilm XF 200mm F2 R LM OIS WR which has a weight of 2265g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Telephoto Prime Lenses in Fujifilm X Mount for size comparison purposes.
Telephoto Prime Lenses in Fujifilm X Mount for Size Comparison
Both Samyang MF 85mm F1.4 Mk2 and Fujifilm XF 200mm F2 R LM OIS 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 MF 85mm F1.4 Mk2 is also available in Canon EF , Canon EF-M, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon F (FX) and Sony E mounts.
Samyang MF 85mm F1.4 Mk2 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 85mm. Fujifilm XF 200mm F2 R LM OIS WR is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 200mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 127.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.