Fujifilm India Private Limited introduced an all-new 5X Zoom lens FUJINON XF16-80mmF4 R OIS WR in India. The new 16-80mm lens is an interchangeable lens that will adhere to the range of X series of Cameras. The lens comes with an utmost aperture value of F4 that is equal to 24-122mm in the 35mm film format. Also, bare minimum shooting distance of 35 cm through the entire zoom range providing 0.25x of maximum magnification.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Haruto Iwata, Managing Director, Fujifilm India Pvt Ltd. said, “Fujifilm’s commitment of expanding the existing line-up of the lens remains stronger than ever. With this new addition of FUJINON XF16-80mmF4 R OIS WR, we are thrilled to offer brilliant image quality to both professional photographers and enthusiasts. Augmenting our existing range of lenses with this latest compact and lightweight lens, we aim to make a perfect mirrorless digital camera to enjoy premium-quality pictures. We at Fujifilm are continuously innovating and with this lens, we have taken a step to allow customers to capture moments with comfort and ease.”
The lenses are specifically intended for mirrorless cameras Fujifilm X Series. These are best suitable for shooting scenarios, landscapes low light and quick photography. It comes with five times optical zoom along with a length of 88.9 mm. The new lenses are moisture as well as dust resistant appropriate for all-weather performance up to -10 degrees Celsius.
The FUJINON XF16-80mmF4 R OIS WR is compact as well as light in weight. It weighs 440 grams that is 40 percent much lighter than an equivalent lens for a 35mm format system. The innovation when attached to an X-T3 the kit weighs only 979g and 823g when combined with X-T30. It comes with 6.0 stops OIS feature that allows shooting in a wide variety of worrying about camera shake.
The 5x standard zoom lens includes 16 lens elements in 12 groups including three aspherical lens elements along with one ED aspherical lens. It controls field curvature and spherical aberrations, therefore, delivering highly developed levels of sharpness across the frame. Its inner AFS employs a stepping motor which compels the focusing group of lens elements quietly and quickly. The Optical Image Stabilization features an effective correction of 6.0 stops, therefore, widening the shooting scenarios.
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