Fujifilm X-E3, XF 80mm f/2.8 Macro and GF 45mm f/2.8 Lenses Announced

Fujifilm today officially announced the new Fujifilm X-E3 mirrorless camera, XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro and GF 45mm f/2.8 R WR lenses.

Fujifilm X-E3 Key Features:

  • Price: $899.95 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama
  • 24.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS III Sensor
  • X-Processor Pro Image Processor
  • UHD 4K Video Recording at 30p
  • Rear Touchscreen LCD
  • Built-In Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • Focus Lever
  • Film Simulation for Photos and Videos
  • The X-E3 was designed with portability and practicality in mind. The camera includes a Focus Lever, allowing you to instantaneously change the focus area while keeping your eye on the viewfinder.
  • The X-E3 features a 24.3 megapixel APS-C sized X-Trans CMOS III sensor and X-Processor Pro image processing engine for outstanding image quality and high-speed response. The X-E3 features a large phase detection AF area and a unique algorithm to deliver an incredibly fast AF speed of 0.06sec.
  • The X-E3 is the first X Series camera to offer Bluetooth. It can be paired with your smartphone or tablet for easy photo transfer.
  • The touch screen offers a variety of shooting and playback modes including Focus Area Selection, Touch Shot, Pinch In, and Pinch Out.
  • The X-E3 is capable of recording both Full HD and 4K video using the X Series’ famous Film Simulation modes. You can output recorded video to an external monitor, via the HDMI port, and input audio from an external microphone.
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Fujifilm XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro Lens Key Features:

  • Price: $1,199.95 at B&H, Adorama
  • X-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 120mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • One Aspherical Element
  • One Super ED Element, Three ED Elements
  • Linear AF Motor, Floating Focus System
  • Maximum Magnification: 1:1
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 9.8″
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Weather-Sealed Design, Fluorine Coating
  • High Resolving Power and Beautiful Bokeh
  • An optical construction of 16 elements in 12 groups, including one aspherical lens, one Super ED lens, and three ED lenses has been adopted.
  • Adopts a Floating Focus System, which divides focus lens group into “Front Focus Group” and “Rear Focus Group” and drives them depending on the shooting distance with high accuracy.
  • Angle shake and shift shake are suppressed by using a gyro sensor and an acceleration sensor with high accuracy, which achieves 5-stop image stabilization.
  • Fast and Quiet AF
  • Weather and Dust Resistant, -10°C/14°F Low-Temperature Operation with Fluorine Coating
  • Compatible with the XF1.4x and XF2.0x Teleconverters
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Fujifilm GF 45mm f/2.8 R WR Lens Key Features:

  • Price: $1,699 at B&H, Adorama
  • Fujifilm G Mount
  • 36mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/32
  • Dust- and Weather-Sealed Construction
  • Command Position on Aperture Ring
  • Rounded Nine-Blade Diaphragm
  • With a construction of 8 groups and 11 elements, using one aspherical lens and two ED lenses, the GF45mmF2.8 R WR delivers high image quality and reduces aberrations.
  • Compact and Lightweight Design, Weighing Only 17.3 oz / 490g
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Weather and Dust Resistant, -10°C/14°F Low-Temperature Operation with Fluorine Coating
  • The aperture ring has a C position (command dial mode) on the camera body that allows the lens aperture value to be changed to suit the photographer’s preference. A locking mechanism has been added to the A (Auto) and C positions to prevent unintended movements of the aperture dial.
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Reminder: you can save $500 and get a free XF 35mm f/2 R WR lens on Fujifilm X-T1 mirrorless camera at B&H.

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