If you have been looking to buy a fast 18mm lens for your Fujifilm Mirrorless Camera, you would be happy to know Fujifilm has just launched a brand new Fujinon XF18mmF1.4 R LM WR lens in the market. This has a launch price tag of $999.95 in the US. It is now available to pre-order online in the US from Amazon ( check here ). It will ship to customers on April 30, 2021.
Fujifilm XF18mmF1.4 R LM WR as the name suggests comes with a fast F1.4 aperture. This is an APS-C lens offering an equivalent full-frame view of 27mm when we take the crop factor into the consideration. Fujifilm claims this lens to have corner to corner sharpness with little-to-no distortion at the frame’s edges. It uses 15 elements in 9 groups including 1 ED and 3 aspherical elements to control optical aberrations.
XF18mmF1.4 has a 9 bladed aperture offering a rounded diaphragm opening. The lowest aperture it can go is F16. Minimum focusing distance achievable is 20cm with a max magnification of 0.15x. This lens just weighs 370g making it a great lens to carry around with your Fujifilm camera.
You can find the sample images taken by this lens here.
Fujifilm XF18mmF1.4 R LM WR Specifications
- Lens type: Fixed Prime
- Lens mount: Fujifilm X mount
- Focal length: 16mm ( 27mm full-frame equivalent )
- Max aperture: F1.4
- Min aperture: F16
- Aperture blades: 9 rounded diaphragm opening
- Lens construction: 15 elements in 9 groups
- Mim focus distance: 20cm
- Weight: 370g
- Filter thread size: 62mm
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