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FujifilmXC 50-230mm f/4.5-6.7 OIS Lens (Silver)
 
4.7

(based on 7 reviews)

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Pros

  • Consistent output (4)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (4)
    • Wildlife photos (3)
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    4.0

    I preferred 50-230 !

    By Manz

    from TX

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    Pros

    • Consistent Output
    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Poor in Low Light

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Wildlife Photos

    Comments about XC 50-230mm f/4.5-6.7 OIS Lens (Black):

    I preferred to keep 50-230 after experiencing the 55-200 on my XE-1 and XT-1. Detailed technical comparison of lenses are available on the web and I do not get into. For me, it serves my need without being heavy and bulky. I can compromise missing some extreme low light shots for the advantage of a lighter and smaller piece and the convenience in travel. I do not know the quality and long term performance of the plastic mount but assume the designers know what material to put together for their product.

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    4.0

    VERY GOOD

    By @kattiab

    from sao paulo, brasil

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          Comments about XC 50-230mm f/4.5-6.7 OIS Lens (Silver):

          so great lenses..
          ;)

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          5.0

          A nice addition

          By Swilly

          from Massachusetts

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          Pros

          • Consistent Output
          • Lightweight
          • Nice Bokeh

          Cons

          • Poor in Low Light
          • Slow Focus

          Best Uses

            Comments about XC 50-230mm f/4.5-6.7 OIS Lens (Black):

            This lens is light and sharp and a good value. A bit slow to slow to focus, however, and definitely looses some sharpness towards it's longest end but excellent otherwise. I highly recommend if you need to add some reach to your Fuji x-series line up.

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            5.0

            Excellent lens value!

            By Durangogun

            from Durnago, CO

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                  Comments about XC 50-230mm f/4.5-6.7 OIS Lens (Black):

                  I've been shooting with this lens for about a week, and I have to say that I'm quite happily surprised, not with the image quality (I expected it to be excellent), but with the build quality and handling.

                  Coincidentally, another photographer (a good friend) and I were both shooting a whitewater/kayaking event with Fuji X cameras. He had the XF 55-200; I used the XC 50-230.

                  Both lenses generated some wonderful images. My XC had a bit more "reach" and it weighed significantly less.

                  I can see where the XF construction will handle a bit more rough handling, and in dim light the slightly faster lens would have a bit of an advantage, but the XC is an extraordinary lens and a terrific value.

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                  (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Super sharp

                  By Cat

                  from NC

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                  Pros

                  • Accurate Color
                  • Consistent Output
                  • Easily Interchangeable
                  • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                  • Sharp At All Lengths
                  • Smooth handling

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Wildlife Photos

                    Comments about XC 50-230mm f/4.5-6.7 OIS Lens (Black):

                    This lens beats my Nikon lenses for sharpness and color accuracy. It is not as fast as the 50-200 and it lacks the aperture ring, but you don't really need it on the XT-1. It is tack sharp fully extended, and for the one stop smaller aperture, you get the equivalent of 45 mm more reach. Great lens at this price!

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                    (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent zoom

                    By Shaun

                    from Berkshires, MA

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                    Pros

                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Wildlife Photos

                      Comments about XC 50-230mm f/4.5-6.7 OIS Lens (Black):

                      After handling the faster larger 55-200, I decided to try the 50-230 for the size & weight savings. Glad I did, the optical quality is excellent, and the trade off in size & weight for a slight loss in speed is worth it for me for a travel kit. With high iso IQ so good with the X cameras I can live with using higher iso's when things get dark. Recommended.

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                      (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Excellent lens

                      By The Wizard

                      from North Granby, CT

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                      Pros

                      • Consistent Output
                      • Durable
                      • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                      • Lightweight
                      • Strong Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Landscape/Scenery

                        Comments about XC 50-230mm f/4.5-6.7 OIS Lens (Black):

                        I bought this for my Fujifilm X-M1 to extend my range from the 18-55. Does the job and is sharp as the lenses I have for my Nikon.I'd buy it again. See no problems Note: While the lens descriptions don't indicate it, it does come with a lens shade.

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