Fujifilm Declares XF27mm f/2.8 Pancake Lens


Fujifilm has introduced a brand new pancake prime lens for the X-Machine: the XF27mm f/2.8 R WR lens. With its crucial function being its compact dimension, the lens aloof guarantees extreme picture advantageous regardless of its compressed manufacture.

The 27mm f/2.8 is even handed one in every of Fujifilm’s thinnest and lightest lenses and measures 2.44 inches (62mm) in diameter and is most entertaining 0.91 in. (23mm) extended whereas weighing a scant 3 oz. (84g).

The lens sides an aperture ring with an f-stay scale in dispute that it is seemingly you may visually check out and alter aperture with out wanting to utilize the viewfinder or digicam’s show camouflage, which is at risk of be appreciated by Fujifilm prospects. The aperture ring additionally sides the A (Auto) State of affairs Lock, which locks the lens into the A-State of affairs to forestall unintentional changes to the aperture whereas it is a methods being frail.

Irrespective of being minute, the lens is aloof local weather resistant. Fujifilm says that climate-resistance has been utilized at seven areas on the lens to offer protection to in the direction of water and grime and allow it to completely function in temperatures as little as 14°F (-10°C).

Somewhat bit of wierd for a pancake lens, the 27mm f/2.8 ships with a dome-formed lens hood and hood cap as properly to the modern lens cap.

The lens is made up of seven components in 5 groups, along side one aspherical component which Fujifilm says mitigates spherical aberration, self-discipline curvature, and distortion. Which potential that, the corporate guarantees “inconceivable picture decision” even at its wide-originate aperture.

“For the reason that diameter of the picture circle wished to cover an APS-C sensor (28.4mm) is so shut in dimension to XF27mmF2.8’s focal size,” the corporate writes. “The lens produces uniquely excessive-advantageous footage whereas boasting an extremely compact manufacture.”

The XF27mm f/2.8 R WR is anticipated to be accessible in March for $399.95.

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