FUJIFILM XF 16-80mm F4 R OIS WR Lens Announced, Priced $799, Available for Pre-Order

FUJIFILM XF 16-80mm f4 R OIS WR Lens

Fujifilm has just officially announced the new FUJIFILM XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens. It is a fairly compact, versatile zoom lens for the company’s APS-C mirrorless cameras, featuring 16 elements in total, including ED and aspherical glass, as well as a nine-blade aperture, the minimum focus distance of 35cm (13.8″), with a max magnification of 0.25x, 89mm (3.5″) long and 440g (15.5oz) and fully weather-sealed. This new lens costs $799, first available for pre-order at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama.

  • Standard zoom is designed for APS-C-format Fujifilm X-mount mirrorless cameras and offers a 24-120mm equivalent focal length range.
  • One extra-low dispersion aspherical element is used greatly reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to produce high clarity and color fidelity throughout the zoom range.
  • Three aspherical elements control distortion and spherical aberrations, which helps to improve sharpness and realize more accurate rendering.
  • A Super EBC (Electron Beam Coating) coating has been applied to the entire surface of each element to for controlling ghosting and flare for greater contrast and color accuracy.
  • Quick and quiet autofocus performance benefits both stills and video applications.
  • An advanced Optical Image Stabilization system minimizes the appearance of camera shake by up to six stops to enable sharper imaging when working with longer focal lengths or slower shutter speeds.
  • Weather-sealed lens body protects against dust and moisture, and to enable worry-free use in inclement conditions and freezing temperatures as low as 14°F.
  • Rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing out-of-focus quality to benefit the use of selective focus and shallow depth of field techniques.



Below are the detailed specifications:

Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size APS-C / DX
Focal length 16–80 mm
Image stabilization Yes
CIPA Image stabilization rating stop(s)
Lens mount Fujifilm X
Aperture
Maximum aperture F4
Minimum aperture F22
Aperture ring Yes
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Optics
Elements 16
Groups 12
Special elements / coatings 1 ED + 3 aspherical elements
Focus
Minimum focus 0.35 m (13.78)
Maximum magnification 0.25×
Autofocus Yes
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Physical
Weight 440 g (0.97 lb)
Diameter 78 mm (3.07)
Length 89 mm (3.5)
Materials Magnesium alloy
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Power zoom No
Filter thread 72 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar No

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