Fujifilm Announces the Fujinon XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Lens

Fujifilm announces the Fujinon XF 16mm F1.4 R WR wide-angle prime lens for its X-series mirrorless cameras.

The Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Lens is a prime wide-angle lens that provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 24mm.

This lens has a nine-blade aperture, flare-reducing Nano-GI coating, and a minimum focusing distance of 15cm/6 in. There’s also a manual aperture ring and depth-of-field scale. Being a WR lens, the 16mm is also sealed against weather and dust and can function at temperatures as low as -10° C/14° F.

Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Lens Officially Announced

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Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Price

The XF 16mm F1.4 R WR will be available in May for $999.95.

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Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Specifications

Type FUJINON LENS XF16mmF1.4 R WR
Lens construction 13 elements 11 groups
(includes 2 aspherical and 2 extra low dispersion elements)
Focal length (35mm format equivalent) f=16mm (24mm)
Angle of view 83.2°
Max. aperture F1.4
Min. aperture F16
Aperture control Number of blades 9 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Step size 1/3EV (22 steps)
Focus range 15cm – ∞
Maximum magnification 0.21×
External dimensions: Diameter × Length (approx.)
(distance from camera lens mount flange)
φ73.4mm × 73.0mm
Weight (approx.)
(excluding caps and hoods)
375g
Filter size φ67mm

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FUJIFILM ANNOUNCES NEW ULTRA SHARP FAST PRIME XF 16MM F1.4 R WR

Compact XF16mmF1.4 R WR brings weather-resistant portability to wide angle photo enthusiasts and professionals 

Valhalla, N.Y., April 16, 2015 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation announced the new FUJINON XF16mmF1.4 R WR, a weather-resistant, fixed focal length lens (24mm in 35mm format equivalent) that delivers a dramatic wide field of view and stunning image performance. The F1.4 maximum aperture in the XF16mm gives users extraordinary image quality in low-light conditions, and pleasing bokeh-rich macro photography with a minimum working distance of less than 6” for numerous creative photographic possibilities.

The XF16mmF1.4 R WR features a high-speed autofocus of 0.11 seconds, a weather- and dust-resistant structure that can work in temperatures as low as 14°F, and great portability thanks to its compact size. The XF16mmF1.4 R WR includes a depth-of-field scale on the focus ring that is perfect for landscape, travel and street photographers who want to calculate the distance, adjust the aperture setting, and shoot spontaneously.

Perfect match for the FUJIFILM X-T1 

The XF16mmF1.4 R WR pairs perfectly with the award-winning FUJIFILM X-T1, a weather-resistant premium interchangeable lens camera with a large OLED electronic viewfinder (EVF). It has the latest generation 16.3 Megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor and an EXR Processor II that allows photographers to capture amazing, high resolution images anywhere.

FUJINON XF16mmF1.4 R WR key features:

  • FUJIFILM X-Mount is compatible with all FUJIFILM X-Series interchangeable system cameras
  • Weather-resistant design with 9 sealing points in 8 areas
  • 0.11 seconds autofocus speed and nearly silent operation
  • Uses 13 elements in 11 groups, including 2 aspherical lens elements to control spherical aberration and distortion, and 2 ED glass lens elements to reduce lateral and axial chromatic aberration
  • Nano-GI coating alters the refractive index between glass and air to reduce ghosting and flare
  • 9 blade aperture creates smooth and circular bokeh
  • 1/3 EV steps
  • Minimum working distance of less than 6 inches

The FUJINON XF16mmF1.4 R WR will be available in May 2015 for USD $999.95 and CAD $1149.99.