Top 10 Fujifilm Lenses Reviewed 2016

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Here are the top 10 best Fujifilm X-Mount lenses reviewed by ePHOTOzine. Click on the links below to read the full reviews and find out more about these high performing lenses.

1. Fujifilm Fujinon XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Lens

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 50 140mm Lens (6)
This 2.8x telephoto zoom lens for Fujifilm X-series interchangeable lens cameras provides a field of view equivalent to a 75-210mm lens on a 35mm camera, sports a fast constant f/2.8 maximum aperture and optical stabilisation in a weather-resistant body. The lens produces super sharp images throughout the zoom range and has extremely low CA and low distortion levels. It’s also robustly built, lightweight and focuses quickly.

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2. Fujifilm Fujinon XF 35mm f/2 R WR

Fuji Xf 35mm F2 Front Three Quarter View
Designed for Fujifilm APS-C mirrorless cameras, the Fujinon 35mm f/2 lens gives an impressive performance, handles well and the aperture ring  is silent and positive in operation and gives the impression of a high level of precision. The lens is incredibly well made and is also weather resistant which is always a positive. It handles well and we can’t really fault it in use.

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3. Fujifilm Fujinon XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR

Fujifilm Fujinon 90mm F2 Lens (10)

With this telephoto lens, built for the Fujifilm X-series interchangeable lens cameras, you get a field of view equivalent to a 137mm lens on a 35mm camera and it sports a bright f/2 maximum aperture, plus the lens is weather sealed. The lens has very high sharpness levels in the centre, a fast maximum aperture and quick, accurate focusing. Sharpness is also outstanding across the frame when stopped down and distortion is low. Overall, this is an excellent lens.

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4. Fujifilm Fujinon XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS Lens

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 10 24mm F4 R OIS Lens (3)
This ultra-wide angle zoom lens for Fujifilm X-series interchangeable lens cameras provides a field of view equivalent to 15-36mm lens on a 35mm camera and sports a constant maximum aperture of f/4. This lens also includes optical image stabilisation, which may help to aid the taking of hand-held longer exposure shots than would otherwise be possible without the system. This lens will exceed the expectations of even the most discerning photographer as the sharpness delivered by this lens is outstanding, focusing is quick and precise and the robust build helps to assert that this is a quality piece of equipment.

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5. Fujifilm Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2 R APD

XF56mmAPD Side
You may notice that this lens is virtually the same as the 56mm f/1.2 lens however, this one contains an apodisation (APD) filter in the optical path which helps to improve the appearance of out of focus areas, with no loss of sharpness where the image is in focus. Overall, the lens is incredibly sharp, whether you’re shooting with the aperture wide open, or not but if you require fast apertures, for low light shooting, the standard non-APD version may be a better choice for you.

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6. Fujifilm Fujinon XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR

XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR
This wide angle lens for the Fujifilm X-series interchangeable lens cameras provides a field of view equivalent to a 24mm lens on a 35mm camera, sports a fast f/1.4 maximum aperture and weather resistant construction. This lens is certainly capable of delivering excellent quality images and sharpness is very good in the centre at maximum aperture. Sharpness is also excellent across the frame when stopped down and the lens is really well built.

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7. Fujifilm Fujinon XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR

XF16 056
With a field of view equivalent to a 24-84mm lens on a 35mm camera, a fast constant f/2.8 maximum aperture and a weather-sealed construction, this 3.4x standard zoom lens for Fujifilm X-series interchangeable lens cameras scored really well in our review. This lens is capable of delivering excellent sharpness, with low CA and distortion. More importantly, it handles well and is capable of holding its own amongst some of the best zoom lenses available.

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8. Fujifilm Fujinon XF 14mm f/2.8 R

Fujifilm 14mm X Lens Hyands On (4)

This ultra wide angle prime lens has a field of view equivalent to a 21mm lens on a 35mm camera and sports a maximum aperture of f/2.8. The lens is more than capable of delivering superb results with extremely low distortion, barely any sign of chromatic aberrations and outstanding sharpness. It’s also lightweight and extremely well built.

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9. Fujifilm XF Fujinon 23mm f/1.4 R

Fujifilm Fujinon 23mm F1 4 R Lens (3)
The 23mm f/1.4 R lens provides a field of view equivalent to a 35mm lens on a 35mm camera and sports a bright f/1.4 maximum aperture. The quality delivered by this lens is excellent, in terms of build and optical performance, and it has very good sharpness in the centre at maximum aperture. The lens is extremely sharp stopped down and has a useful hyperfocal scale.

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10. Fujifilm XF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR

Fujinon 100 400mm Side
This Fujinon lens is reasonably compact for its focal length range, equivalent to 152-609mm in 35mm-format terms. This is an amazing range on APS-C format and gives us a very powerful telephoto zoom. This is a very well made lens with lovely bokeh and a high level of sharpness. Flare, CA and distortion are all but abolished. It is an excellent all round choice for an ultra-telephoto for Fujinon cameras and maintains the reputation of Fuji for high-quality lenses.

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