The Fujifilm XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 R OIS WR lens is rumored to be announced on May 26. The announcement date of the lens previously rumored for June.
The updated Fujifilm X-Mount lens roadmap for 2014-2015 includes five new lenses. According to a new source said to Fuji Rumors, the weather sealed XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 R OIS lens coming next week on May 26.
The upcoming XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 R OIS will be the first WR model to be announced this year by Fujifilm. This lens will also provide long zoom for the weather sealed Fuji X-T1 mirrorless shooter.
Fujifilm currently sells the X-T1 with an 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS lens and the lens is not weathersealed.
The other pair of weathersealed X-mount WR zoom lenses XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R OIS and XF 50-140mm f/2.8 is expected to become available in September. Probably at this year’s Photokina show.