Fujifilm XF 8-16mm f/2.8 R LM WR Lens Announced, Price $1,999

Today Fujifilm officially announced the new Fujifilm XF 8-16mm f/2.8 R LM WR Lens. The XF 8-16mm F2.8 R LM WR is a fast ultra-wide angle zoom lens that has a constant maximum aperture of F2.8 and is equivalent to 12-24mm in the 35mm format. The lens’ outstanding edge-to-edge image-resolving performance and F2.8 maximum aperture makes this product a perfect choice for landscape and architecture photography with an emphasized sense of perspective, interior photography at restaurants and hotels, as well as nightscape and astrophotography.

The US price of Fujifilm XF 8-16mm f/2.8 R LM WR Lens is $1,999.95 and it will be released in late November 2018. Now the new Fujifilm XF 8-16mm f/2.8 R LM WR Lens is available for pre-order at Amazon, B&H, Adorama. Order now if you are interested.

Pre-order:

Fujifilm XF 8-16mm f/2.8 R LM WR Lens: $1,999.95 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama

Press Release:

Valhalla, N.Y., July 20, 2018FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced the new FUJINON XF8-16mmF2.8 R LM WR Lens, an ultra-wide angle zoom lens with a constant maximum aperture of F2.8 and focal length equivalent to 12-24mm (35mm format). Capable of providing outstanding edge to edge image-resolving performance, this lens is perfect for landscape and architecture photography such as interior and nightscape, and astrophotography.

FUJINON XF8-16mmF2.8 R LM WR Ultra-Wide Angle Lens

The new XF8-16mmF2.8 R LM WR features an optical construction of 20 elements in 13 groups, including 4 aspherical lens elements to control distortion and spherical aberration, and 6 ED lens elements including 3 super ED elements to control lateral chromatic aberration, a lens design that produces advanced image-resolving performances across the entire zoom range. Featuring a floating lens element that adjusts according to the position of the zoom, the XF8-16mmF2.8 R LM WR achieves edge-to-edge sharpness, and corrects field curvature that is typically found in ultra-wide angle lenses. The lens barrel is lightweight yet robust, sealed at 11 points, designed to be weather and dust-resistant and capable of operating in temperatures as low as 14°F/-10°C.

FUJINON XF8-16mmF2.8 R LM WR Key Features:

  • FUJIFILM X Mount is compatible with all FUJIFILM X Series interchangeable system cameras
  • Weather-sealed at 11 points for weather and dust-resistance; operates in temperatures as low as 14°F/-10°C
  • 20 elements in 13 groups including 4 aspherical elements, 3 ED elements and 3 super ED elements
  • Uses linear motors for quiet and ultra-fast AF
  • Nano-GI coating applied to rear surface of two front lens elements to eliminate ghosting and flare caused by oblique light

Availability and Pricing

The new FUJINON XF8-16mmF2.8 R LM WR Lens will be available in late November 2018 in the U.S. and Canada for USD $1,999.95 and CAD $ 2,599.99.

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