Fujifilm XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Lens to be Announced at Photokina 2014

According to recent rumors, Fujifilm will announce two new lenses at Photokina 2014 event: Fujifilm XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR lens and Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R APD lens (an upgrade to the current XF 56mm f/1.2 R lens).

The previous rumors said that Fujifilm X100T, the successor of Fujifilm X100S, will be officially announced on September 10th, 2014.

Fujinon XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR lens will be priced at $1,599 USD. Below are the specs.

Fujifilm XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Specifications

TypeFujinon lens
Lens Configuration23 elements in 16 groups(includes 5 extra low dispersion elements and 1 super extra low dispersion element)
Focal Lengthf=50 – 140mm
35mm Format Equivalent76-213mm
Angle of View31.7°-11.6°
Max. ApertureF2.8
Min. ApertureF22
Number of Blades7 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Step Size1/3 EV (19 steps)
Focus RangeNormal: 1.0m to infinity (whole zoom position)Macro: 1.0m to 3m (whole zoom position)
Max. Magnification0.12x (telephoto)
Filter Size72mm
Diameter x Length3.3 x 6.9″ (82.9 x 175.9mm)
Weight2.2 lbs (995g)

Via: DI

See more: Photokina 2014 (September 16–21)