As you know Fujifilm has updated their X-mount and G-mount lens roadmaps for year 2018. According to the new roadmap Fuji users will meet the XF 8-16mm F2.8 R LM WR and the XF 200mm F2 R LM OIS WR X-series lenses.
The medium-format lineup will also meet the GF 250mm F4 R LM OIS WR telephoto prime lens with the GF 1.4X TC WR teleconverter.
So here are the first pictures of the new Fuji lenses that are expected to start shipping in 2018.
First pictures of the new Fuji lenses: Fujinon XF 8-16mm f/2.8 R LM WR, XF 200mm f/2 R LM OIS WR and GF 250mm f/4 R LM OIS WR
Ultra Wide Angle Zoom Lens “Fujinon XF 8-16mm f/2.8 R LM WR”
“XF8-16mmF2.8 R LM WR” is an ultra-wide angle zoom lens with a focal length equivalent to 12-24mm (on a 35mm format) and maximum F2.8 aperture. It is a lens most suited to shooting dynamic landscapes, night views and architecture. With the “XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR” and “XF50-140mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR”, Fujifilm’s XF lenses will cover F2.8 across the entire zoom range of Wide/Standard/Telephoto shooting areas.
Telephoto Prime Lens “Fujinon XF 200mm f/2 R LM OIS WR”
“XF200mmF2 R LM OIS WR” is a telephoto prime lens with a focal length equivalent to 305mm (on a 35mm format) and maximum bright F2.0 aperture. It is a lens most suited to shooting sports, nature, or wild-birds. Both the existing “FUJINON Teleconverter XF1.4X TC WR” and “FUJINON Teleconverter XF2.0X TC WR” are compatible, so it can be used as an ultra-telephoto lens.
Telephoto Prime Lens “Fujinon GF 250mm f/4 R LM OIS WR”
“GF250mmF4 R LM OIS WR” is a telephoto prime lens with a focal length equivalent to 198mm (on a 35mm format) and maximum F4 aperture, enabling a beautiful bokeh effect for shooting portrait and landscapes images.
Tele Converter “GF1.4X TC WR” (pictured above)
The “GF1.4X TC WR” is a high-performance teleconverter capable of multiplying the focal length by 1.4x. Compatible with “GF250mmF4 R LM OIS WR”, its focal length will be 350mm (equivalent to 277mm on a 35mm format).