The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX and the Canon 14mm f2.8L USM for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
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.
Both Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX and Canon 14mm f2.8L USM has the same Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon T8i, Canon 90D and Canon SL3.
Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX is also available in Nikon F (DX) and Sony Alpha mounts.
Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX has a focal range of 11-16mm and 1.5X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 17.6-25.6mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera. Canon 14mm f2.8L USM is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 14mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 22.4mm.