In this review, we will be comparing Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton and Voigtlander 35mm F1.2 Nokton, two Wideangle Prime lenses by Voigtlander. Both lenses have the same focal range of 35mm but different max apertures: Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton has a max aperture of F1.4 while the Voigtlander 35mm F1.2 Nokton has a max aperture of F1.2.
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 Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton and Voigtlander 35mm F1.2 Nokton lenses good for?
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 35mm F1.2 Nokton for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
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|Landscape||Very Good||Very Good|
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Voigtlander 35mm F1.2 Nokton is the longer of the two lenses at 78mm. The Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton with a length of 29mm is 49mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Voigtlander 35mm F1.2 Nokton also has a larger diameter of 63mm compared to Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton's 55mm 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. Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton weighs 200g, which means it is 290g (59%) lighter than the Voigtlander 35mm F1.2 Nokton which has a weight of 490g.
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 Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton and Voigtlander 35mm F1.2 Nokton 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.