FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Shigehiro Nakajima) is proud to announce the launch of two new models to the FUJINON XF Lens range bringing the total number of lenses available to five, offering much broader photographic appeal.
Fujinon XF lenses are the pinnacle of Fujifilm's optical design technology, with top quality all-glass construction including aspheric lens elements. Developed with particular attention to corner resolutions and vignetting, the Fujinon XF lens line up eliminates chromatic aberration. Their fast f-stop broadens users’ scope of photographic expression, such as low-light photography and scenes with beautiful bokeh effects. The lenses have FUJINON’s "Super EBC Coating" to reduce reflection at a wider range of wavelengths, thereby controlling ghosting. The use of the 1/3EV step aperture ring enables delicate, tactile control of exposure and depth of field.
1. The compact FUJINON "XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS" lens, the first short zoom lens in the Fujinon XF lens range
This short zoom lens covers a range of frequently-used focal lengths from 18mm in wide angle to 55mm telephoto*. The lens structure consists of 14 elements in 10 groups, including 3 aspheric and 1 extra low dispersion elements, and a seven-blade rounded diaphragm.
The linear motor-driven system delivers high-speed autofocus performance of 0.1 seconds to capture those perfect photo opportunities. Silent operation also makes the lens suitable for video recording.
Advanced optical and mechanical designs have been used to keep the lens compact, despite offering fast aperture of F2.8 - 4.0 wide open. It is a fast and highly mobile lens that delivers premium picture quality in a variety of scenes, being suitable for low-light photography or scenes with beautiful bokeh in the background.
It features OIS (Optical Image Stabilizer) equivalent to 4 stops, controlling the effect of camera shake and preventing blurry shots.
The lens is equipped with an aperture ring so that users can easily adjust the aperture while holding the camera up to their eye.
*Equivalent to 35mm format ：27-84mm