Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Sony CZ T* 50mm F1.4 ZA SSM is the longer of the two lenses at 72mm. The Sony 50mm F2.8 Macro with a length of 60mm is 12mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Sony CZ T* 50mm F1.4 ZA SSM also has a larger diameter of 81mm compared to Sony 50mm F2.8 Macro'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. Sony 50mm F2.8 Macro weighs 295g, 75% (223g) lighter than the Sony CZ T* 50mm F1.4 ZA SSM's weight of 518g.
Both Sony CZ T* 50mm F1.4 ZA SSM and Sony 50mm F2.8 Macro has the same Sony Alpha lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony Alpha lenses are Sony A99 II, Sony A68 and Sony A77 II.