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New Fujifilm XF 16-50mm f/2.8-4.8 R LM WR Kit Lens Confirmed

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The Fujifilm X100VI is officially announced  at Fujifilm’s X Summit event in Tokyo earlier this week and you can pre-order it –  $1599 ( B&H | Adorama) right now. Fujifilm also unveiled some additional news into the end of its press conference, including a tease for a new version of its long-standing X-mount kit lens; XF 16-50mm f/2.8-4.8 R LM WR !

Fujifilm’s current X-mount kit lens is the XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 whch is very old. Little is known about what the new XF 16-50mm f/2.8-4.8 R LM WR, however Fujifilm hints improvements in compactness, versatility and sharpness but hasn’t shared details yet.

Here are some of the other important announcements Fujifilm made yesterday:

Fujifilm X100VI Launch Coverage

Key features:

  • 40MP BSI CMOS APS-C X-Trans sensor
  • 35mm equiv F2 lens
  • In-body IS rated at up to 6EV of correction
  • Hybrid optical/electronic viewfinder (3.69M dot OLED panel)
  • Machine-learning trained subject recognition AF
  • 14 film simulations
  • 6.2K video capture and 10-bit recording
  • Built-in ND filter
  • Tilt up/down rear touchscreen

Fujifilm X100VI camera is now officially announced and available for pre-order:

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Fujifilm X100VI Limited Edition Camera

FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO, XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR, XF16-80mmF4 R OIS WR, XF18-120mmF4 LM PZ WR Update

Nikkei reports that the initial monthly production volume for the new Fujifilm X100VI will be 15,000 units. To celebrate Fujifilm’s 90th anniversary year in 2024, a special Limited Edition the X100VI camera will be made available by Fujifilm, limited to 1,934 units worldwide. The special edition comes at a MSRP of $2,000, which is a $400 premium over the X100VI’s $1,600 list price, itself a $200 increase over the launch price of the X100V – (B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama).