The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Tokina atx-m 33mm F1.4 X and the Samyang 35mm F1.2 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Samyang 35mm F1.2 is the longer of the two lenses at 74mm. The Tokina atx-m 33mm F1.4 X with a length of 72mm is 2mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Samyang 35mm F1.2 also has a larger diameter of 68mm compared to Tokina atx-m 33mm F1.4 X's 65mm 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 33mm F1.4 X weighs 285g, which means it is 135g (32%) lighter than the Samyang 35mm F1.2 which has a weight of 420g.
Both Tokina atx-m 33mm F1.4 X and Samyang 35mm F1.2 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 35mm F1.2 is also available in Canon EF-M , Micro Four Thirds and Sony E mounts.
Tokina atx-m 33mm F1.4 X is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 33mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 49.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera. Samyang 35mm F1.2 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 35mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 49.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.