Fujifilm updates X-mount and G-mount lens roadmaps for 2018


Alongside the new X-E3 cameraXF 80mm macro, Fujifilm has updated their X-mount and G-mount lens roadmaps.

Two new lenses have been added to the X-mount lens roadmap: the XF 8-16mm F2.8 R LM WR and the XF 200mm F2 R LM OIS WR. 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.

There are no details on the lenses like the price or official announcement date at the moment.

Fujifilm X-mount and G-mount lens roadmaps 2018

Ultra Wide Angle Zoom Lens “XF 8-16mm F2.8 R LM WR”

“XF 8-16mm F2.8 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 “XF 16-55mm F2.8 R LM WR” and “XF 50-140mm F2.8 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 “XF 200mm F2 R LM OIS WR”

“XF 200mm F2 R LM OIS WR” is a telephoto prime lens. Offers 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 XF 2.0X TC WR” are compatible. So it can be used as an ultra-telephoto lens.

Fujifilm G-mount Lens Roadmap add one lens and one teleconverter:

Telephoto Prime Lens “GF 250mm F4 R LM OIS WR”

“GF 250mm F4 R LM OIS WR” is a telephoto prime lens with a focal length equivalent to 198mm (on a 35mm format). Maximum F4 aperture, enables a beautiful bokeh effect for shooting portrait and landscapes images.

Tele Converter “GF 1.4X TC WR”

The “GF 1.4X TC WR” is a high-performance teleconverter capable of multiplying the focal length by 1.4x. Compatible with “GF 250mm F4 R LM OIS WR”, its focal length will be 350mm (equivalent to 277mm in fullframe).

via fujifilm