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Fujifilm Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR Sample Photos

We go shooting with the new Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR, and post sample photos from the new lens.

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Fujifilm Fujinon XF 16mm F2 8 WR (7)

Shown first at Photokina 2018, the Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR joins the range of compact Fujifilm lens, giving a wide-angle 24mm equivalent. The other lenses in this compact range, includes the following:

- Fujifilm XF 23mm f/2 R WR (35mm equivalent)
- Fujifilm XF 35mm f/2 R WR (53mm equivalent)
- Fujifilm XF 50mm f/2 R WR (76mm equivalent)

Weighing in at just 155g, Fujifilm say this makes the 16mm lens a perfect combination when used with the lightweight Fujifilm X-T30, giving a total camera and lens weight of 538g.


Fujifilm Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR Key Features

  • 16mm, gives 24mm equivalent in 35mm terms
  • 83.2 angle of view
  • 10 elements in 8 groups with 2 aspherical elements
  • 9 rounded aperture blades
  • 17cm close focus ditstance, 0.13x magnification
  • Internal focus, stepping motor
  • Weather and dust resistant
  • -10C low temperature operation
  • 49mm filter size
  • 60.0mm x 45.4mm diameter and length
  • 155g

The lens will be available in black from March or silver from May for £349.


Fujifilm XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR Hands-On Photos of Equipment


We were able to take a number of sample photos with a pre-production sample of the lens, with a pre-production Fujifilm X-T30. Image quality may not be representative of final image quality.


Fujifilm XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR Other sample images


Fujifilm XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR Aperture range


The lens was able to focus rapidly, and built quality was very good. The aperture ring feels good, with solid clicks between each position. You can also set the lens to A to leave the aperture control on automatic.


Fujifilm XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR Specifications

Lens Mounts
  • Fujifilm X Mount
Focal Length16mm
Angle of View83.2
Max Aperturef/2.8
Min Aperturef/22
Filter Size49mm
35mm equivalent24mm
Internal focusingYes
Maximum magnification0.13x
Min Focus17cm
Box Contents
Box ContentsFront lens cap, rear lens cap, lens hood, wrapping cloth

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