Fujifilm To Announce The XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Lens For Photokina 2014

Fujifilm is rumored to announce several products including new lenses and the X100s replacement, called X100T. The major announcement is scheduled for September 10.

Fuji is expected to announce two new lenses. They will be the XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR mid-range zoom lens and the XF 56mm f/1.2 R APD prime which will deliver smooth bokeh.

Adorama is already accepting pre-orders for the yet not announced XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR lens. According to the specs list below the lens will feature 23 elements in 16 groups and offers a 75-210mm equivalent focal length in 35mm terms.

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Fujifilm To Announce The XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Lens For Photokina 2014

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According to the listing the Fujinon XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR lens will cost $1,599 USD. Here are the specs list.

Fujifilm XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Specifications

Type Fujinon lens
Lens Configuration 23 elements in 16 groups
(includes 5 extra low dispersion elements and 1 super extra low dispersion element)
Focal Length f=50 – 140mm
35mm Format Equivalent 76-213mm
Angle of View 31.7°-11.6°
Max. Aperture F2.8
Min. Aperture F22
Number of Blades 7 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Step Size 1/3 EV (19 steps)
Focus Range Normal: 1.0m to infinity (whole zoom position)
Macro: 1.0m to 3m (whole zoom position)
Max. Magnification 0.12x (telephoto)
Filter Size 72mm
Diameter x Length 3.3 x 6.9″ (82.9 x 175.9mm)
Weight 2.2 lbs (995g)

Along with the new X100T mirrorless camera here are the two XF lenses.

  • Fujifilm X100T mirrorless camera
  • Fujinon XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR
  • Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2 R APD (an upgrade to the current XF 56mm f/1.2 R lens)

The new Fujifilm products will be displayed at Photokina 2014 event between September 16 – 21.

via Digicame-info