The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Tokina atx-m 23mm F1.4 E and the Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe is the longer of the two lenses at 408mm. The Tokina atx-m 23mm F1.4 E with a length of 72mm is 336mm shorter. On the other hand, the Tokina atx-m 23mm F1.4 E has a larger diameter of 65mm compared to Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe's 38mm 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. Tokina atx-m 23mm F1.4 E weighs 276g, which means it is 198g (41%) lighter than the Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe which has a weight of 474g.
Both Tokina atx-m 23mm F1.4 E and Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe has the same Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony FX30, Sony ZV-E10 and Sony A6600.
Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe is also available in Canon EF and Nikon F (FX) mounts.
Tokina atx-m 23mm F1.4 E is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 23mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 34.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera. Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 24mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 36mm.