Canon RF 50mm F1.2 L USM Lens Compared to the Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 Lens

SpecificationsCanon RF 50mm F1.2 L USM LensZeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 Lens
  Canon RF 50mm F1.2 L USM Lens Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 Lens
Year Introduced20182013
Mounts OnFull FrameFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups15/912/10
Angle of View: Diagonal46°43.7°
Angle of View: Horizontal40°00'36.7°
Angle of View: Vertical27°30'24.9°
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/1.2-16 f/1.4-16
Number of Aperture Blades 10 9
Rounded Aperture? Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 33.5 oz  (950g) 36.4 oz  (1030g)
Actual Weight 33.4 oz  (945g) 35.5 oz  (1005g)
Lens Hood Weight 1.6 oz  (45g) 2.3 oz  (65g)
In-Use Weight 34.9 oz  (990g) 37.8 oz  (1070g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.54 x 4.25”  (89.8 x 108mm) 3.64 x 5.67”  (92.4 x 144mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.53 x 4.53”  (90 x 115.1mm) 3.64 x 5.03”  (92.4 x 127.7mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 4.53”  (115.1mm) 5.03”  (127.7mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.97 x 2.5”  (100.8 x 63.6mm) 3.9 x 1.59”  (99 x 40.4mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 6.77 - 6.77”  (172 - 172mm) 6.26 - 6.26”  (159 - 159mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 1.1”  (28mm) 1.19”  (30.3mm)
Filter Size 77mm  UV ► CP ► 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 360° 245°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges Y /
2.62' (0.8m) - ∞
Full
Distance Scale? / Type N / Engraved
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 15.75”  (400mm) 19.69”  (500mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 15.51”  (394mm) 19.29”  (490mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.19x 0.14x
 
Features  
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N /
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ES-83 Buy ► Y /
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N N
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? Y / LP1319 Buy ► N /
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 50mm = 5.95' 55mm = 6.37'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 50mm = 1814mm 55mm = 1943mm
 
Review Canon RF 50mm F1.2 L USM Lens Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 Lens
 
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