The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 and the Sony E 50mm F1.8 OSS 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. Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 is the longer of the two lenses at 91mm. The Sony E 50mm F1.8 OSS with a length of 62mm, is 29mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 also has a larger diameter of 65mm compared to the Sony E 50mm F1.8 OSS's 62mm diameter.
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. Sony E 50mm F1.8 OSS weighs 202g, 30% (88g) lighter than the Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8's weight of 290g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the Standard Prime Lenses in Sony E Mount for size comparison purposes.
Standard Prime Lenses in Sony E Mount for Size Comparison
Both the Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 and the Sony E 50mm F1.8 OSS has the same Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony FX30, Sony ZV-E10 and Sony A6600.
Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 is also available in Fujifilm X mount.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 50mm but while Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 has the fastest aperture of F2.8, the Sony E 50mm F1.8 OSS's widest aperture value is F1.8.