Fujifilm XF 200mm f/2 OIS WR Lens and XF 1.4x TC F2 WR Announced

Today Fujifilm also announced the new Fujifilm XF 200mm f/2 R LM OIS WR Telephoto Lens with XF 1.4X TC F2 WR Teleconverter Kit. The US price is $5,999.95 and it will be released in late October 2018.

The XF200mmF2 R LM OIS WR is the first super-fast telephoto lens in the XF lens lineup, this new telephoto lens boasts exceptional image clarity with the ability to produce beautiful bokeh, making it the perfect choice for shooting sports and wildlife.

Pre-order:

Fujifilm XF 200mm f/2 OIS WR Lens with XF 1.4x TC F2 WR: $5,999.95 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama

Press Release:

Also announced today is the new FUJINON XF200mmF2 R LM OIS WR Telephoto Lens, the first super-fast telephoto lens in the XF lens lineup, offering a fast maximum aperture of F2.0 and a focal length equivalent to 305mm (35mm format). This lens boasts exceptional image clarity with the ability to produce beautiful bokeh, making it an ideal lens for shooting sports and wildlife.

The XF200mmF2 R LM OIS WR lens will only be available as a kit, paired with the high performance XF1.4X TC F2 WR Teleconverter to extend the focal length by 1.4 times to cover a focal length equivalent to 427mm at F2.8 (35mm format).

FUJINON XF200mmF2 R LM OIS WR Telephoto Lens and XF1.4X TC F2 WR Teleconverter Kit

The XF200mmF2 R LM OIS WR Telephoto Lens is made of 19 elements in 14 groups, including one large-diameter super ED lens element and two large-diameter ED lens elements to minimize chromatic aberration. High-precision polishing technology, developed for broadcast lenses, was applied to the large-diameter lens to achieve outstanding image-resolving performance and beautiful bokeh. The lens also features a new Focus Preset function that instantaneously changes the focus to a preset position, enabling photographers to capture the main subject with ease, and without having to make focal readjustments.

Utilizing linear motors, the XF200mmF2 R LM OIS WR achieves fast, silent and high-precision AF performance, and also features a new mechanism that fixes the motor group when the camera is not in use to reduce movement of the focusing group. In addition, the lens offers 5-stop image stabilization performance that recognizes shooting conditions and automatically applies optimum image stabilization control. With magnesium alloy construction, the lens is lightweight yet robust, and is sealed at 17 points and designed to be weather and dust-resistant, and operates in temperatures as low as 14°F/-10°C.

FUJINON XF200mmF2 R LM OIS WR Key Features:

  • FUJIFILM X Mount is compatible with all FUJIFILM X Series interchangeable system cameras
  • Weather-sealed at 17 points for weather and dust-resistance; operates in temperatures as low as 14°F/-10°C
  • 19 elements in 14 groups including 2 ED elements, and 1 super ED element
  • Uses linear motors for quiet and ultra-fast AF
  • Focus Preset Function instantly changes focus to a preset position to capture main subject without readjustments
  • Optical Image Stabilization system achieves 5-stop image stabilization
  • Fluorine coating applied to front lens element for improved durability
  • Matte silver color for reduced risk of overheating

FUJINON XF1.4X TC F2 WR Key Features:

  • 7 elements in 4 groups including 1 aspherical element

Availability and Pricing

The new FUJINON XF200mmF2 R LM OIS WR Lens and FUJINON XF1.4X TC F2 WR Teleconverter Kit will be available in late October 2018 in the U.S. and Canada for USD $5,999.95 and CAD $ 7,799.99.

Via: Fujifilm USA

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