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FUJIFILM XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR Lens

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FUJIFILM XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR Lens
Key Features
  • X-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 24-84mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Three Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
The XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR from FUJIFILM is a versatile standard zoom lens designed for APS-C-format FUJIFILM X-Mount mirrorless cameras and offers a 24-84mm equivalent, wide-angle to portrait-length range. Characterized by its bright f/2.8 constant maximum aperture, this lens is adept in difficult lighting conditions and offers notable control over depth of field.
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FUJIFILM XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR Overview

A Flexible Workhorse of a Lens
The XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR from FUJIFILM is a versatile standard zoom lens designed for APS-C-format FUJIFILM X-Mount mirrorless cameras and offers a 24-84mm equivalent, wide-angle to portrait-length range. Characterized by its bright f/2.8 constant maximum aperture, this lens is adept in difficult lighting conditions and offers notable control over depth of field.
Optical Design
Its optical design comprises both aspherical and extra-low dispersion elements, which help to reduce distortion and color fringing for improved sharpness and color accuracy throughout the zoom range. Nano-GI and HT-EBC coatings have also been applied to elements to minimize surface reflections and prevent lens flare and ghosting.
  • Three extra-low dispersion elements are used to greatly reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to produce high clarity and color fidelity throughout the zoom range.
  • Three aspherical elements control distortion and spherical aberrations, which helps to improve sharpness and realize more accurate rendering.
  • Nano-GI (Gradient Index) coating has been applied to lens elements and alters the refractive index between the glass and air in order to better suppress lens flare and ghosting for diagonal incident light.
Quiet Autofocus
  • A Twin Linear Motor autofocus system delivers smooth, near-silent performance that is especially beneficial to video applications and when working in noise-sensitive areas.
  • Rounded nine-blade diaphragm contribute to a pleasing out-of-focus quality to benefit the use of selective focus and shallow depth of field techniques.
Weather-Resistant Design
  • The lens body incorporates extensive weather sealing to protect against dust and moisture, and to enable worry-free use in inclement conditions and freezing temperatures as low as 14°F.

FUJIFILM XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR Specs

Focal Length16 to 55mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 24 to 84mm)
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountFUJIFILM X
Lens Format CoverageAPS-C
Angle of View83.2° to 29°
Minimum Focus Distance11.81" / 30 cm
Maximum Magnification0.16x
Optical Design17 Elements in 12 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size77 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)3.28 x 4.17" / 83.3 x 106 mm
Length at Maximum Extension5.08" / 129 mm
Weight1.44 lb / 655 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.4 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.1 x 6.1 x 5.5"

FUJIFILM XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR Reviews

Excellent lens

By Ming
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-12-05

Probably the best zoom range, and it's cheaper than Sony lens.

Super crispy.

By Richard
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-20

Love it. Well made, great glass.

Feels like 3 primes in one

By Hunter
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-19

Lens feels great, quality is stellar but it's heavy, probably feels better on an XT-4, I have an XT-3 and it's definitely heavy for the body. But the quality of images with this lens is amazing.

Zero complaints.

By Richard
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-13

Great lens.

Una belleza

By Gabriel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-23

Aunque algo pesado.Su construccin es para full frame. No tiene estabilizador y su calidad es excepcional.

Terribly Disappointing

By Jack
Rated 2 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-09

I have used Canon, Sony, Fuji, Leica, and Schneider lenses, among others. I have never returned a lens, or complained about one before. I just use them. This lens is completely different. It is simply terrible. When used at the wide end of the range, it creates tremendous distortion, with people's bodies looking distorted and bloated. Same for architectural elements. What is particularly disturbing is that this not a kit lens. The lens profiles do not correct these problems. I am able to reduce the problem in Photoshop, but I shouldn't have to do that. Very surprising because the Fuji medium format lenses are excellent. It is so bad, that I plan to write Fuji about the quality.

Great Zoom Lens

By Vincent
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-17

I've been using it almost exclusively for the last few weeks and it's been a great addition to my kit! Highly recommend.

Great all around lens

By Felipe
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-13

Happy with purchase, great event, daily carry, street lens for my use. Def. Not a light lens, but makes your day lighter overall by not carry extra lens. Great for lens for food shoots stepped down, very sharp lens! Even wide open. Works well with all 3 of my Fuji bodies!

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