The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Voigtlander Nokton 25mm F0.95 Type II and the Panasonic Leica 25mm F1.4 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Voigtlander Nokton 25mm F0.95 Type II is the longer of the two lenses at 70mm. The Panasonic Leica 25mm F1.4 with a length of 55mm is 15mm shorter. On the other hand, the Panasonic Leica 25mm F1.4 has a larger diameter of 63mm compared to Voigtlander Nokton 25mm F0.95 Type II's 61mm 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. Panasonic Leica 25mm F1.4 weighs 200g, 54% (235g) lighter than the Voigtlander Nokton 25mm F0.95 Type II's weight of 435g.
Both Voigtlander Nokton 25mm F0.95 Type II and Panasonic Leica 25mm F1.4 has the same Micro Four Thirds lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Micro Four Thirds lenses are OM System OM-5, Panasonic GH6 and OM System OM-1.
Panasonic Leica 25mm F1.4 is also available in Four Thirds mount.