Fujifilm has just officially announced the new Fujifilm XF 23mm F2 R WR lens. It is a fast portrait lens for Fuji mirrorless cameras. It has a similar size and design flair of the current XF 35mm F2 R WR, to make up a stylish collection of compact lenses. The inner-focus AF system uses a stepping motor to drive the focusing group of lens elements for silent and fast autofocus. It costs $449 and is now available for pre-order at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama.
FUJINON XF 23mm F2 R WR
Water and dust-resistant, capable of operating at low temperatures
FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) has announced that it will release a new “FUJINON lens, the XF23mmF2 R WR,” in late September 2016* to join the lineup of interchangeable lenses for X Series digital cameras, known for their outstanding image quality based on the company’s proprietary color reproduction technology. The new lens has a highly versatile focal length equivalent to 35mm (in the 35mm film format), covering a range of subjects from snapshots to landscapes and portraits. Its compact and lightweight design with high-speed AF capability, allows users to enjoy taking snapshots with ease.
The XF23mmF2 R WR is a wide-angle lens with advanced image resolution, capable of drawing out the full performance of Fujifilm’s proprietary X-Trans™ CMOS sensor. The inner-focus AF system** uses a stepping motor*** to drive the focusing group of lens elements for silent and fast autofocus.
The metal exterior gives a sense of premium quality and robustness, and the aperture ring and focus ring have been designed for optimum operability. The lens is also weather and dust resistant and operates at temperatures as low as -10°C, making it an ideal choice for outdoor photography.
The XF23mmF2 R WR has a similar size and design flair of the existing XF35mmF2 to make up a stylish collection of compact lenses.
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| Fujifilm XF 23mm F2 R WR
||check price||Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama/ eBay|
|Lens type||Prime lens|
|Max Format size||APS-C / DX|
|Focal length||23 mm|
|Lens mount||Fujifilm X|
|Number of diaphragm blades||9|
|Special elements / coatings||2 aspherical elements + Super Electron Beam Coating|
|Minimum focus||0.22 m (8.66″)|
|Motor type||Stepper motor|
|Full time manual||Yes|
|Weight||180 g (0.40 lb)|
|Diameter||60 mm (2.36″)|
|Length||52 mm (2.05″)|
|Filter thread||43.0 mm|
|Hood product code||LH-XF35-2|
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