Fuji has announced the development of a new Fujinon XF 35mm f/2 R WR ASPH lens that is scheduled to be released in 2015 together with two other XF lenses and a teleconverter.
Fujifilm has released an updated roadmap for their X Mount lenses. The new lenses that have been added to the Fuji X-mount Lens Roadmap are XF 35mm f/2 R, XF 120mm f/2.8 R Macro and the 1.4x Teleconverter.
Fujifilm has confirmed that the “Super Telephoto Zoom” lens that was announced on its previous roadmap update will have a focal range equivalent to 150-600mm.
Fujifilm adds new lenses and teleconverter to official X-Series roadmap
The single macro lens in Fujifilm’s X-mount roadmap is the 60mm f/2.4. The XF 120mm f/2.8 R Macro will be the second macro lens to be added to the line-up.
The XF 35mm f/2 R aimed at photographers who will appreciate the smaller size and lighter weight. The upcoming Fujifilm XF 35mm f/2 R lens will also be weather-resistant. See below for the updated Fujifilm 2015 X-Mount Lens Roadmap.
The 1.4x Teleconverter is the first of its kind for the X-mount and can be attached to other Fujinon X mount lenses*2 to extend the focal length by 1.4 times.
- NEW XF 120mm f/2.8 R Macro 1:1 Macro, telephoto lens, marked for 2016
- NEW XF 35mm f/2 R compact and lightweight standard focal length lens, 2nd half of 2015
- NEW 1.4x Teleconverter for the XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR, XF 120mm f/2.8 R Macro, XF 100-400mm
Fujifilm XF 35mm f/2 R Lens Image
The Fujifilm X World Facebook page has published an image of the Fujifilm XF 35mm f/2 R WR ASPH lens with “WR” included, which denotes “weather resistant” on other Fujifilm lenses. The XF 35mm f/2 R lens images can be seen below.