Fujifilm XF 27mm f/2.8 R & XF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 LM OIS WR Lenses Announced

In addition to the new Fujifilm GFX 100S, X-E4, Fujifilm also officially announced XF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 R LM OIS WR & XF 27mm f/2.8 R WR Lenses. The US price of Fujifilm XF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 R LM OIS WR Lens is $799, the Fujifilm XF 27mm f/2.8 R WR Lens is priced at $399 and it will be released on March 25, 2021. Now the new Fujifilm XF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 & 27mm f/2.8 R WR Lenses are available for pre-order at Amazon, B&H, Adorama. Order now if you are interested.

Pre-order links:

Fujifilm XF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 R LM OIS WR Lens: $799 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Fujifilm XF 27mm f/2.8 R WR Lens: $399 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Fujifilm XF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 R LM OIS WR Lens Key Features:

  • X-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 107-457mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/4 to f/22
  • Two ED Elements, One Aspherical Element
  • Linear Autofocus Motor
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Weather-Sealed Design
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm

Fujifilm XF 27mm f/2.8 R WR Lens Key Features:

  • X-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 41mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/16
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Super EBC Coating
  • DC Coreless AF Motor
  • Manual Aperture Ring with ‘A’ Position
  • Weather-Sealed Construction
  • Rounded 7-Blade Diaphragm

Press Release:

Fujifilm launches “FUJINON XF70-300mmF4-5.6 R LM OIS WR”

– Expand the lineup of interchangeable lenses for X Series of mirrorless digital cameras
– Small lightweight ultra telephoto zoom covering focal length of 70mm-300mm
– Powerful image stabilization system makes it perfect for sports, nature and other photography

TOKYO, January 27, 2021 — FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) is pleased to announce the launch of the “FUJINON Lens XF70-300mmF4-5.6 R LM OIS WR” (XF70-300mmF4-5.6 R LM OIS WR) in March 2021. It will be a new addition to the lineup of interchangeable XF lenses designed for X Series of mirrorless digital cameras, providing a compact lightweight design and outstanding image quality with Fujifilm’s proprietary color reproduction technology.

The XF70-300mmF4-5.6 R LM OIS WR extends from a medium telephoto 70mm to ultra telephoto 300mm (equivalent to 107mm-457mm in the 35mm format). It covers wide range of telephoto shooting scenes in spite of its small lightweight design measuring 132.5mm long and weighing approximately 580g. It comprises a powerful image stabilization system, suitable for sports, nature and other photography.

The XF70-300mm F4-5.6 R LM OIS WR is a zoom lens that enables users to shoot up to ultra telephoto 300mm range (equivalent to 457mm in the 35mm format). It offers compatibility with teleconverters “XF2X TC WR” and “XF1.4X TC WR” capable of multiplying the focal length of a mounted lens. When combined with the XF2X TC WR, focal length may be extended up to 600mm (equivalent to 914mm in the 35mm format). Moreover, the XF70-300mmF4-5.6 R LM OIS WR delivers macro photography capability ideal for enlarging plants, insects and other small subjects, affording users the opportunity to enjoy diverse photographic expressions. The lens design maximizes advantages offered by the X Mount* with APS-C size sensor to achieve a small lightweight design approximately 580g and 132.5mm in length. It also has a 5.5-stop image stabilization system, making it easy to carry around for handheld shooting. In addition, the linear motor delivers fast AF shooting to instantaneously focus on even moving subjects, allowing users to capture decisive moment.

Today, Fujifilm also announced the launch of a standard prime lens “FUJINON Lens XF27mmF2.8 R WR”. With the XF70-300mmF4-5.6 R LM OIS WR and XF27mmF2.8 R WR joining the extensive lens lineup, Fujifilm offers lenses that cover a wide range of focal lengths to complement photographic pleasure delivered by the X Series.

  • *Lens mount for X Series of mirrorless digital cameras with the APS-C size sensor.

1. Product features

(1) Ultra telephoto zoom lens covering a wide range of shooting scenes for diverse photographic expressions

  • The lens consists of 17 lens elements in 12 groups, including one aspherical lens and two ED lenses and has the focal length from medium telephoto 70mm to ultra telephoto 300mm (equivalent to 107mm-457mm in the 35mm format).
  • It offers compatibility with teleconverters “XF2X TC WR” and “XF1.4X TC WR.” When combined with the XF2X TC WR, the focal length is extended up to 140mm-600mm (equivalent to 213mm-914mm in the 35mm format).
  • The XF70-300mmF4-5.6 R LM OIS WR has a minimum shooting distance of 83cm (entire zoom range) and maximum magnification ratio of ×0.33 (equivalent to approx. ×0.5 in the 35mm format) to create dynamic macro photography. It has the capability to shoot the entire surface of a subject the same size as a credit card to create dynamic images capturing plants, insects and other small subjects. When combined with the XF2X TC WR, maximum magnification ratio is increased to ×0.66 (equivalent to actual size in the 35mm format).

(2) Small and lightweight for outstanding mobility

  • The XF70-300mmF4-5.6 R LM OIS WR has a maximum outer diameter of 75mm, measuring length of 132.5mm and weight of approximately 580g. It offers outstanding mobility for shooting sporting events, airplanes, trains, wildlife and other moving subjects. In addition, when used with “FUJINON Lens XF16-80mmF4 R OIS WR” and digital camera “FUJIFILM X-S10”, users have the capability to take images of a wide range from wide-angle 16mm to ultra telephoto 300mm (equivalent to 24-457mm in the 35mm format) with the camera system that together weighs under 1,500g.

(3) 5.5-stop image stabilization system

  • The powerful 5.5-stop image stabilization system makes it easier to take telephoto shots, which are susceptible to camera shake.
  • In combination with the FUJIFILM X-T4, FUJIFILM X-S10 or other camera with in-body image stabilization system, users will have five-axis image stabilization capability. The image stabilization system controls shift shake, which often occurs during macro photography, so that the user can take sharp contrast images.

(4) Fast and quiet AF

  • The linear-motor drive system delivers fast and quiet AF. Users can capture decisive moment as the XF70-300mmF4-5.6 R LM OIS WR has the capability to instantaneously focus on even quick-moving subjects at sports events or other situations. The fast AF even works in combination with teleconverters “XF1.4X TC WR” or “XF2X TC WR” so users can enjoy shooting with the XF70-300mmF4-5.6 R LM OIS WR.

(5) Dust and weather resistance capable of operating at low temperatures

  • The lens barrel is weather-sealed in 10 points to ensure dust and weather resistance, enabling users to shoot with stability even in tougher environments during a sudden weather and a dusty location, and even at temperatures of down to -10℃.

Fujifilm launches FUJINON Lens XF27mmF2.8 R WR

– Outstanding resolution and compact design in interchangeable lens for X Series mirrorless digital cameras
– Durable and easy-to-operate standard prime lens
– Suitable for wide range of shooting scenes including snapshots, portraits, and landscape photography

TOKYO, January 27, 2021 — FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) is pleased to announce the launch of the “FUJINON Lens XF27mmF2.8 R WR” (XF27mmF2.8 R WR) in March 2021. It will be a new addition to the lineup of interchangeable XF lenses designed for X Series of mirrorless digital cameras, providing a compact lightweight design and outstanding image quality with Fujifilm’s proprietary color reproduction technology.

The XF27mmF2.8 R WR is a standard prime lens with focal length of 27mm (equivalent to 41mm in the 35mm format). It offers outstanding resolution in a compact design. The dust and weather resistant structure provides durability and the aperture ring offers excellent operability so that users can enjoy high-quality photography in a wide range of shooting scenes including snapshots, portraits, and landscape photography.

The XF27mmF2.8 R WR has a focal length of 27mm (equivalent to 41mm in the 35mm format) and is highly versatile with the capability to depict subjects in a natural perspective. It has excellent resolution, which has received outstanding reviews with the previous model “FUJINON Lens XF27mm F2.8.” The XF27mmF2.8 R WR has the capability to capture subjects down to the finest detail. The compact design is the thinnest and lightest in the XF lens lineup* , weighing approximately 84g and just 23mm long. When mounted on the compact and lightweight mirrorless digital camera “FUJIFILM X-E4” which was also announced today, it offers high portability so the users can walk around and take photos with it. Operability and durability have been improved over the previous models thanks to the aperture ring which enables quick aperture value changes, a newly adopted dust and weather resistance and the ability to operate at low temperatures of down to -10℃. With this lens, users have the stability to continue shooting even in tougher environments such as in the light rain or harsh dusty outdoors.

Today, Fujifilm also announced the launch of super telephoto zoom lens “FUJINON Lens XF70-300mmF4-5.6 R LM OIS WR” (XF70-300mmF4-5.6 R LM OIS WR). With the XF27mmF2.8 R WR and XF70-300mmF4-5.6 R LM OIS WR joining extensive lens lineup, Fujifilm offers lenses that cover a wide range of focal lengths to complement photographic pleasure delivered by the X Series.

  • *Excluding the FUJINON Lens XF27mm F2.8 model discontinued with the launch of the new XF27mmF2.8 R WR.

1. Product features

(1) Excellent resolution in a compact design

  • The XF27mmF2.8 R WR consists of seven lens elements in five groups, including one aspherical lens that controls spherical aberration, field curvature and distortion aberration to achieve astonishing image sharpness. It has high resolution from the fully open aperture to deliver sharp images capturing even the finest details of subjects.
  • The focus system, which shifts the five elements of the lens front group, controls aberrations due to shooting distance. The XF27mmF2.8 R WR has a powerful DC motor delivering fast and accurate autofocus, making it easy for users to take high-quality photos.
  • This latest addition to the XF lens lineup* has outstanding resolution in a compact design that is the thinnest and lightest weighing approximately 84g and 23mm long. It offers excellent portability and is easy to carry around while mounted on a mirrorless digital camera. The reassuring presence helps users encourage subjects to express themselves naturally for portraits and other photography.

(2) Aperture ring provides easy operability

  • The XF27mmF2.8 R WR has an aperture ring with an F-stop scale. The aperture setting can be quickly checked and changed, indicating how effective this lens is for quick snapshots when settings must be aligned instantaneously.
  • The A (auto) Position Lock** offers reliable operation, locking the aperture ring in place to avoid any unintentional adjustment during shooting.
  • **Turning the aperture ring from F16 to the A position, locks it in position. It will be unlocked by holding down the unlock button and turning from A position to F16.

(3) Highly robust performance

  • The lens barrel is weather-sealed in seven points to ensure dust and weather resistance. It also operates at temperatures of down to -10℃. This lens enables to users to continue shooting outdoors even during a sudden rain.

<Accessories>
Lens hood LH-XF27 and lens hood cap LHCP-27 (included in the package of XF27mmF2.8 R WR)

Together with the launch of the XF27mmF2.8 R WR, Fujifilm is also releasing the Lens Hood LH-XF27 and Lens Hood Cap LHCP-27 in March 2021, which support 39mm filter diameters.

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