The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton and the Voigtlander 25mm F4 Color Skopar for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
The size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses. Voigtlander 25mm F4 Color Skopar is the longer of the two lenses at 30mm. The Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton with a length of 29mm, is 1mm shorter. On the other hand, there is no difference between the max diameters of these lenses, both coming at 55mm.
The 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. Voigtlander 25mm F4 Color Skopar weighs 156g, 21% (44g) lighter than the Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton's weight of 200g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the Wideangle Prime Lenses in Leica M Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Prime Lenses in Leica M Mount for Size Comparison
Both the Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton and the Voigtlander 25mm F4 Color Skopar has the same Leica M lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Leica M lenses are Leica M11, Leica M10 and Leica M Typ 262.
Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 35mm. Voigtlander 25mm F4 Color Skopar is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 25mm.