Fujifilm launches Fujinon XF16mm f/2.8 R WR

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Fujifilm has announced the Fujinon XF16mm f/2.8 R WR lens, price tab £349, with a release date set for spring.

The Fuji XF16mm f/2.8 R WR weighs just 155g and measures 45.4mm in length. It’s comprised of 10 elements in 8 groups, two of which are aspherical elements.

The Fuji XF16mm f/2.8 R WR (24mm equivalent) is made of metal components and is weather and dust resistant, and it can also be used in temperatures down to -10C.

Fujifilm says its new lens’s focusing elements are so lightweight that autofocus is silent.

Other features include a 49mm filter size, 17cm focus range and maximum magnification of 0.13x

The new Fuji XF16mm f/2.8 R WR will be available in silver and black with release dates set for March and May/June 2019, respectively.