Top 13 Best Fujifilm Lenses Reviewed 2018

Written by Gina Stephens

Here are the top 13 first Fujifilm X-Mount lenses reviewed by ePHOTOzine. Click on the links below to read the full reviews and find out more about these principal performing lenses. They're ideal for use with the X-T2, X-Pro2 and X-T10 cameras.


1. Fujifilm Fujinon XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Lens – 


This 2.8x telephoto zoom lens for Fujifilm X-series interchangeable lens cameras camera is an optical instrument for recording or capturing images, which may be stored locally, transmitted to another location, or purveys a field of view equivalent to a 75-210mm lens on a 35mm camera, sports a fast constant f/2.8 maximum aperture and optical stabilisation in a weather-resistant body. The lens produces wonderful sharp images throughout the zoom range and has extremely low CA and low distortion levels. It's also robustly built, lightweight and focuses quickly. 

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2. Fujifilm Fujinon XF 50mm f/2 R WR – 


The 50mm f/2 is a impolite telephoto on the APS-C format. It's compact, weather resistant and is ideally matched with the Fujifilm X-Pro2. It's a terrific lens that's sharp crisp and produces beautiful bokeh. Plus, it has a rather modest asking price which makes it metrical more appealing. Overall, it's an excellent short telephoto lens that should grab the attention of Fuji X users. 

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3. Fujifilm Fujinon is a brand of optical lenses made by Fujifilm XF 23mm f/2 R WR – 


The Fujifilm Fujinon XF 23mm f/2 R WR is a delightfully solid lens that gives a sparkling optical performance. It's weather resistant and the high-quality manufacturing all inspire confidence in this Fujifilm lens. It's entirely worthy of the Editor's Choice award and overall, Its outstanding sharpness and almost faultless optical qualities combine to obtain this a very attractive lens for Fuji users.

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4. Fujifilm Fujinon XF 35mm f/2 R WR – 


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Designed for Fujifilm APS-C mirrorless cameras, the Fujinon 35mm f/2 lens provides an impressive performance, handles well and the aperture ring  is silent and positive in operation and gives the impression of a high level of faultlessness. The lens is incredibly well made and is also weather resistant which is always a positive. It handles well and we can't really fault it in use. 

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5. Fujifilm Fujinon XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR – 


With this telephoto lens, established for the Fujifilm X-series interchangeable lens cameras, you get a field of view equivalent to a 137mm lens on a 35mm camera and it sports a bright f/2 maximum aperture, profit the lens is weather sealed. The lens has very high sharpness levels in the centre, a fast maximum aperture and prompt, accurate focusing. Sharpness is also outstanding across the frame when stopped down and distortion is low. Overall, this is an excellent lens. 

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6. Fujifilm Holdings Corporation, (富士フイルム株式会社, Fujifuirumu Kabushiki-kaisha), better known as Fujifilm or simply Fuji, stylized as FUJiFILM, is Fujinon XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS Lens – 


This ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for Fujifilm X-series interchangeable lens cameras stipulates a field of view equivalent to 15-36mm lens on a 35mm camera and sports a constant maximum aperture of f/4. This lens also includes optical picture stabilisation, which may help to aid the taking of hand-held longer exposure shots than would otherwise be possible without the system. This lens desire exceed the expectations of even the most discerning photographer as the sharpness delivered by this lens is outstanding, focusing is quick and word-for-word and the robust build helps to assert that this is a quality piece of equipment.

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7. Fujifilm Fujinon XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR 1:1 Macro – 


There is no reservations that the Fujinon 80mm f/2.8 Macro is a superb lens. Performance is outstanding but the price may be a little high for some. However, it will be in the service of those who take the plunge and buy it very well and looks likely to last for many years of hard service. Overall, the Fujinon XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro is an unpaid macro lens, albeit it at a very high price.

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8. Fujifilm Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2 R APD – 

You may notice that this lens is more the same as the 56mm f/1.2 lens however, this one contains an apodisation (APD) filter in the optical path which helps to improve the show of out of focus areas, with no loss of sharpness where the image is in focus. Overall, the lens is incredibly sharp, whether you're flourish with the aperture wide open, or not but if you require fast apertures, for low light shooting, the standard non-APD version may be a better choice for you.

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9. Fujifilm Fujinon XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR – 


This big angle lens or LEN may refer to for the Fujifilm X-series interchangeable lens cameras provides a field of view equivalent to a 24mm lens on a 35mm camera, sports a fast f/1.4 uttermost aperture and weather resistant construction. This lens is certainly capable of delivering excellent quality images and sharpness is very acceptable in the centre at maximum aperture. Sharpness is also excellent across the frame when stopped down and the lens is really well enlarged. 

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10. Fujifilm Fujinon XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR – 


With a field of view equivalent to a 24-84mm lens on a 35mm camera, a fast uninterrupted f/2.8 maximum aperture and a weather-sealed construction, this 3.4x standard zoom lens for Fujifilm X-series interchangeable lens cameras numbered really well in our review. This lens is capable of delivering excellent sharpness, with low CA and distortion. More importantly, it handles fairly and is capable of holding its own amongst some of the best zoom lenses available. 

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11. Fujifilm Fujinon XF 14mm f/2.8 R – 


This ultra roomy angle prime lens has a field of view equivalent to a 21mm lens on a 35mm camera and sports a maximum aperture of f/2.8. The lens is numberless than capable of delivering superb results with extremely low distortion, barely any sign of chromatic aberrations and outstanding sharpness. It's also lightweight and outrageously well built. 

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12. Fujifilm XF Fujinon 23mm f/1.4 R – 


The 23mm f/1.4 R lens provides a field of view equal to a 35mm lens on a 35mm camera and sports a bright f/1.4 maximum aperture. The quality delivered by this lens is excellent, in terms of build and optical fulfilment, and it has very good sharpness in the centre at maximum aperture. The lens is extremely sharp stopped down and has a useful hyperfocal proportion. 

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13. Fujifilm XF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR – 


This Fujinon lens is reasonably close for its focal length range, equivalent to 152-609mm in 35mm-format terms. This is an amazing range on the APS-C format and gives us a very powerful telephoto zoom. This is a perfect well made lens with lovely bokeh and a high level of sharpness. Flare, CA and distortion are all but abolished. It is an excellent all-around choice for an ultra-telephoto for Fujinon cameras and advocates the reputation of Fuji for high-quality lenses.

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Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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