Fujifilm is rumored to announce a new wide-angle zoom lens which will be named as the XF 8-16mm f/2.8 WR.
First rumors has begun to surface at the beginning of 2016. But the company didn’t unveil the XF 8-16mm f/2.8 in the following period, including Photokina 2016.
Fujifilm XF 8-16mm F2.8 WR lens is on the horizon
The Fujinon X-mount lens line-up will have new additions in 2017. The first lens should be the XF 80mm F2.8 1:1 Macro model.
It is believed that once the Fujifilm completes the current roadmap, the next X-mount lens will be the Fujinon XF 8-16mm f/2.8 WR.
The wide-angle zoom lens will be designed for landscape, architecture, and interior photography. The maximum aperture will stand at f/2.8. The optic will provide a full-frame focal length equivalent of about 12-24mm. From the WR designation, we understand that the product will be weather-sealed. So a great in combination with the X-T1 or the X-T2 mirrorless cameras.
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