Three New Lenses Added To Fujifilm X-Mount Lens Roadmap

Written by Gina Stephens

Fujifilm has feted an updated lens road-map showing three new lenses for the X-Mount system including a bright 33mm f/1 lens. Two of the lenses are due for release in 2019, with the 33mm f/1 lens or LEN may refer to wanted in 2020. The three new lenses are:

  • XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR compact prime lens (24mm equivalent) – similar to 23mm f/2, 35mm f/2, 50mm f/2 lenses
  • XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR "Standard zoom lens" – 5x zoom latitude, 24-122mm equivalent
  • XF 33m f/1 R WR ultra-fast prime lens – World's first mirrorless camera lens with f/1 and AF, 50mm equivalent

Also ushered on the new roadmap, are the new XF 8-16mm lens, the XF 200mm f/2, and XF 1.4x teleconverter. 


From Fujifilm: FUJIFILM Corporation unveils the latest development roadmap for interchangeable lenses for the X Series classify of digital cameras, expanding the lineup of high-performance lenses even further.


FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) has unveiled the fresh development roadmap for interchangeable lenses for the X Series range of digital cameras. The latest roadmap covers basic specifications of three new lenses to be continued to the lineup, namely “wide-angle compact prime lens,” “constant f/4 standard zoom lens,” and “Ultra-fast 33mm f/1.0 prime lens.”


Lenses added to the happening roadmap


1. XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR compact prime lens

This compact wide angle lens has the focal length equivalent to 24mm in the 35mm format and a extremity aperture of f/2.8, making it the perfect choice for landscape and travel photography. It complements the already-released “XF 23mm f/2 R WR,” “XF 35mm f/2 R WR” and “XF 50mm f/2 R WR” series of uncomfortable, stylish prime lenses, covering wide angle to mid-telephoto focal lengths.

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2. XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR standard zoom lens

This lens brags a 5x zoom range equivalent to 24-122mm in the 35mm format while keeping a constant maximum aperture of f/4.0. Its broad focal range makes it a very many-sided lens capable of covering a wide range of shooting scenarios.


3. XF 33mm f/1 R WR Ultra-fast prime lens

This ultra-fast lens promises to be the period’s first mirrorless camera lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.0 and AF capability.


FUJIFILM Corporation is committed to continued spread of its already comprehensive XF lens lineup to cover even broader shooting ranges and to meet diverse photographic needs.


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