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Fujifilm FUJINON XF16-50mmF2.8-4.8 R LM WR lens announced

High-resolution, compact, and lightweight standard zoom lens


FUJIFILM Corporation has introduced the FUJINON XF16-50mmF2.8-4.8 R LM WR, the latest addition to the XF lens line-up. This new standard zoom lens, designed for the FUJIFILM X Series mirrorless digital cameras, combines high-resolution performance with a compact and lightweight body, weighing approximately 240g.

Fujifilm products announced at the X Summit:

Fujifilm X-T50
Fujifilm FUJINON XF16-50mmF2.8-4.8 R LM WR
Fujifilm GFX100S II
Fujifilm FUJINON GF500mm F5.6 R LM OIS WR

Key Features of the FUJINON XF16-50mmF2.8-4.8 R LM WR:

  • High-Resolution Performance: The lens covers a focal length range from wide-angle 16mm to medium telephoto 50mm, equivalent to 24mm-76mm in 35mm format.
  • Lightweight Design: At approximately 240g, it is the lightest zoom lens in the XF lens range.
  • Versatile Applications: Suitable for wide-angle landscape, architectural photography, and mid-telephoto portrait shooting.
  • Close-Up Capability: Maximum magnification of 0.3x at the telephoto end, equivalent to 0.45x in 35mm format.
  • High-Speed Autofocus: Internal focus method with a linear motor ensures fast and accurate autofocus, capturing moments within approximately 0.015 seconds.
  • Weather-Resistant Construction: Built to withstand low temperatures down to -10°C, with sealing in 13 areas of the lens barrel.

The XF16-50mmF2.8-4.8 R LM WR’s versatile focal length range and high-resolution performance make it ideal for various shooting scenarios. Its compact size and lightweight design enhance portability and ease of use, while the constant length design provides comfortable zoom operation.

Advanced Optical Design: The lens configuration includes 9 groups and 11 elements, featuring 3 aspherical lenses and 3 ED lenses to suppress chromatic aberration and maintain high resolution throughout the zoom range. This design ensures exceptional image quality, whether capturing landscapes, portraits, or close-up shots.

Enhanced Functionality: The lens offers a minimum focusing distance of 24cm throughout the zoom range, and 15cm from the front of the lens to the subject, providing flexibility for close-up photography. The internal focus system, driven by a linear motor, ensures high-speed and high-precision autofocus.

Durable and Weather-Resistant: The XF16-50mmF2.8-4.8 R LM WR is designed to perform in various environments, including light rain and dusty conditions. Its weather-resistant construction provides peace of mind for photographers shooting in challenging conditions.

Pricing and Availability:

The FUJINON XF16-50mmF2.8-4.8 R LM WR will be available in the UK from 17 June 2024, priced at £699 including VAT. It can be purchased from authorised FUJIFILM retailers, the FUJIFILM House of Photography in London, or the Fujifilm online store. Lens kits are also available:

  • X-T50 + XF16-50mmF2.8-4.8 R LM WR Kit: £1,649 including VAT
  • X-T5 + XF16-50mmF2.8-4.8 R LM WR Kit: £2,049 including VAT
  • X-S20 + XF16-50mmF2.8-4.8 R LM WR Kit: £1,599 including VAT

For more details, visit the Fujifilm X Series website.

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