In addition to the Fujifilm X-S10 camera & XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens announcements, Fuji also announced the latest development roadmap for interchangeable lenses for the X Series of compact and lightweight mirrorless cameras.
The updated X-mount Lens Roadmap shows the addition of two new lenses, a large-diameter wide angle prime lens and a telephoto zoom lens. These would be the XF 18mm f/1.4 lens and XF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 OIS lens. Both lenses will coming in 2021.
Since launching its first mirrorless digital camera in 2012, Fujifilm has actively added new products to expand the X Series range. At the same time, the lineup for XF interchangeable lenses, designed for the X Series, has been rapidly expanded. XF lenses’ superior descriptive performance and mobility have won the support of professional photographers and photo enthusiasts alike. Newly added to the roadmap are a large-diameter wide-angle prime lens and a telephoto zoom lens, establishing a 37-lens lineup covering extensive focal lengths from ultra-wide angle to ultra-telephoto.
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(1) Large-diameter wide angle prime lens
This is a new addition to a group of large-diameter prime lenses, popular for their exceptional descriptive performance with the ability to produce beautiful bokeh. Its highly versatile 18mm focal length (equivalent to 27mm in the 35mm format) and large maximum aperture of F1.4 make it a perfect choice for snapshots and landscape photography.
(2) Telephoto zoom lens
This is a compact telephoto zoom lens, made possible with the compact and lightweight “X Mount” system*. It offers the focal length range of 70 – 300mm (equivalent to 105 – 450mm in the 35mm format) and maximum aperture of F4 – 5.6. Also equipped with the image stabilization function, the lens produces premium image quality in a wide range of photographic situations.
Today, Fujifilm announced the launch of the ultra-wide angle zoom “FUJINON Lens XF10-24mmF4 R OIS WR.” The versatile product lineup, complimented with the two new lenses added to the roadmap, will meet various needs in a diverse range of shooting situations and styles.
- *The system based on the X Mount, a lens mount for the X Series of mirrorless digital cameras equipped with an APS-C sensor
- *The final exterior design may be different from the images shown in the roadmap.
- *This roadmap is as of October 2020. Product specifications are subject to change.
- *The figures shown in brackets are equivalent focal lengths in the 35mm format.
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