The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Tokina atx-m 56mm F1.4 X and the Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 is the longer of the two lenses at 91mm. The Tokina atx-m 56mm F1.4 X with a length of 72mm is 19mm shorter. On the other hand, there is no difference between the max diameters of these lenses, both coming at 65mm.
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. Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 weighs 290g, 7% (25g) lighter than the Tokina atx-m 56mm F1.4 X's weight of 315g.
Both Tokina atx-m 56mm F1.4 X and Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 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.
Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 is also available in Sony E mount.
Tokina atx-m 56mm F1.4 X is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 56mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 84mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera. Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 50mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 84mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.