Three New Lenses Added To Fujifilm X-Mount Lens Roadmap
Fujifilm has revealed 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 expected 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 range, 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
From Fujifilm: FUJIFILM Corporation unveils the latest development roadmap for interchangeable lenses for the X Series range of digital cameras, expanding the lineup of high-performance lenses even further.
FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) has unveiled the latest 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 added 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 development 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 maximum 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 small, stylish prime lenses, covering wide angle to mid-telephoto focal lengths.
2. XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR standard zoom lens
This lens boasts 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 versatile 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 world’s first mirrorless camera lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.0 and AF capability.
FUJIFILM Corporation is committed to continued expansion of its already comprehensive XF lens lineup to cover even broader shooting ranges and to meet diverse photographic needs.