In this review, we will be comparing Tokina atx-m 23mm F1.4 X and Fujifilm 23mm F2 WR, two Wideangle Prime lenses from Tokina and Fujifilm. Both lenses have the same focal range of 23mm but different max apertures: Tokina atx-m 23mm F1.4 X has a max aperture of F1.4 while the Fujifilm 23mm F2 WR has a max aperture of F2.
We will start with briefly looking and the main specs of these two lenses and in the section, we will start analyzing in more detail and list the pros and cons of each lenses.
What type of photography are the Tokina atx-m 23mm F1.4 X and Fujifilm 23mm F2 WR lenses good for?
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 X and the Fujifilm 23mm F2 WR for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
||Tokina atx-m 23mm F1.4 X
||Fujifilm 23mm F2 WR
|Landscape||Very Good||Very Good|
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Tokina atx-m 23mm F1.4 X is the longer of the two lenses at 72mm. The Fujifilm 23mm F2 WR with a length of 52mm is 20mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Tokina atx-m 23mm F1.4 X also has a larger diameter of 65mm compared to Fujifilm 23mm F2 WR's 60mm 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. Fujifilm 23mm F2 WR weighs 180g, 34% (96g) lighter than the Tokina atx-m 23mm F1.4 X's weight of 276g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Wideangle Prime Lenses in Fujifilm X Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Prime Lenses in Fujifilm X Mount for Size Comparison
Both Tokina atx-m 23mm F1.4 X and Fujifilm 23mm F2 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.