Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Lens Announced, Pre-order for $999

Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Lens has been officially announced. The price for this lens is $999 in US and it will be released in early May, 2015.

The Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Lens is wide-angle prime lens that provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 24mm. It is designed for Fujifilm X-series mirrorless cameras.

Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Lens Key Features:

  • FUJIFILM X-Mount is compatible with all FUJIFILM X-Series interchangeable system cameras
  • Weather-resistant design with 9 sealing points in 8 areas
  • 0.11 seconds autofocus speed and nearly silent operation
  • Uses 13 elements in 11 groups, including 2 aspherical lens elements to control spherical aberration and distortion, and 2 ED glass lens elements to reduce lateral and axial chromatic aberration
  • Nano-GI coating alters the refractive index between glass and air to reduce ghosting and flare
  • 9 blade aperture creates smooth and circular bokeh
  • 1/3 EV steps
  • Minimum working distance of less than 6 inches
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Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Specs:

Principal specifications
Lens typePrime lens
Max Format sizeAPS-C / DX
Focal length16 mm
Image stabilisationNo
Lens mountFujifilm X
Aperture
Maximum apertureF1.4
Minimum apertureF16.0
Aperture ringYes
Number of diaphragm blades9
Optics
Elements13
Groups11
Special elements / coatings2 aspherical, 2 ED elements. Nano-GI coating.
Focus
Minimum focus0.15 m (5.91″)
AutofocusYes
Full time manualYes
Focus methodInternal
Distance scaleYes
DoF scaleYes
Focus distance limiterNo
Physical
SealingYes
ColourBlack
Power zoomNo
Zoom lockNo
Filter thread67 mm
Hood suppliedNo
Tripod collarNo