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FUJIFILM XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS Lens

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FUJIFILM XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS Lens
Key Features
  • X-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 27-84mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8-4 to f/22
  • Three Aspherical Elements
Mixing versatility, speed, and a sleek design, the XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS from FUJIFILM is a flexible 27-84mm-equivalent standard zoom for X-mount mirrorless cameras. Its bright f/2.8-4 maximum aperture range suits working in difficult lighting conditions and also helps to keep the overall and size and weight of the lens down. In regard to optics, this zoom features three aspherical elements and one extra-low dispersion element, which help to control spherical and chromatic aberrations in order to improve sharpness and clarity. A Super EBC coating also improves contrast and color neutrality by reducing flare and ghosting when working in strong lighting conditions. Additionally, benefitting use in a variety of situations, a linear motor delivers quick and quiet autofocus performance and a five stop-effective image stabilization system minimizes the appearance of camera shake.
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FUJIFILM XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS Overview

Mixing versatility, speed, and a sleek design, the XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS from FUJIFILM is a flexible 27-84mm-equivalent standard zoom for X-mount mirrorless cameras. Its bright f/2.8-4 maximum aperture range suits working in difficult lighting conditions and also helps to keep the overall and size and weight of the lens down. In regard to optics, this zoom features three aspherical elements and one extra-low dispersion element, which help to control spherical and chromatic aberrations in order to improve sharpness and clarity. A Super EBC coating also improves contrast and color neutrality by reducing flare and ghosting when working in strong lighting conditions. Additionally, benefitting use in a variety of situations, a linear motor delivers quick and quiet autofocus performance and a five stop-effective image stabilization system minimizes the appearance of camera shake.

Standard zoom is designed for APS-C-format Fujifilm X-mount mirrorless cameras and offers a 27-84mm equivalent focal length range.
One extra-low dispersion element is 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.
Super EBC coating has been applied to individual elements to reduce lens flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions.
A linear motor autofocus system, coupled with an internal focusing design, delivers smooth, near-silent performance that is especially beneficial to video applications and when working in noise-sensitive areas.
Complemented by an enhanced gyro sensor and unique series of algorithms, the optical stabilization system minimizes the appearance of camera shake by up to four stops to enable sharper imaging when working with longer focal lengths or slower shutter speeds.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing out-of-focus quality to benefit the use of selective focus and shallow depth of field techniques.
UPC: 074101017342

FUJIFILM XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS Specs

Focal Length18 to 55mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 27 to 84mm)
Maximum Aperturef/2.8 to 4
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountFUJIFILM X
Lens Format CoverageAPS-C
Angle of View79.1° to 28.4°
Minimum Focus Distance11.81" / 30 cm
Maximum Magnification0.15x
Optical Design14 Elements in 10 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationYes
Filter Size58 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.56 x 2.77" / 65 x 70.4 mm
Length at Maximum Extension3.85" / 97.8 mm
Weight10.93 oz / 310 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.45 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.78 x 5.5 x 5.25"

FUJIFILM XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS Reviews

A better than average kit lens

By David
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-10

Given it is not a cheap lens, however, I do love the image and build quality of this lens, If you need a zoom in the 24mm to 75mm (equivalent) this one does a very good job. For its image quality, I would highly recommend this lens at this price point, at least until Tamron, Viltrox, or (ideally) Sigma start offering competitively priced zoom lenses for fuji.

Great value and quality

By David
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-10-01

Great versatility, as well as image quality. I use this lens on my Fujifilm X-Pro2.

Get a good copy

By Mark
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2021-05-13

I returned the first one I bought, it was soft from about one third and out to the edges at pretty much every aperture and focal length. The second one is outstanding! Sharp even at 18 mm wide open, impressive. Bear in mind that any manufacturer can have issues, I've had Leica lenses that weren't up to par. This is an amazingly versatile lens, I love it

Great lens

By Robert
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-02-23

Bought this one as a kit years ago with my first Fuji body. Sold it for the 16-55 'brick' as the lack of 16mm was killing me as I love that 16mm perspective. But, the brick is heavy and this together with the 10-24 makes for a much more manageable travel kit. Or an even lighter travel kit if paired with the 14 or 16 f2.8 primes. Rebought it for that purpose as the build and optical quality are outstanding. Its only shortcoming is lack of weather sealing.

Great lens!

By Charles
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-10-15

Great lens. Gives me lots of flexibility at a light weight.

Outstanding Kit lens is worthy

By Charles
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-02-16

Most kit lens have a similar range of focal lengths but are normally slower than this lens. However this lens has outstanding optical qualities and is super small too. For much of my “just walking around photography” I’m quite happy to just use this lens. As usual Fuji takes serious thought on how their lens are built. GREAT PRIDE is what I think of for their entire lens collection. This high lens quality is the PRIMARY REASON I SHOOT FUJI! Consistent customer is also key.

Great images at a great price

By David
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-01-17

This is an outstanding all-around lens. I have the 14mm and the 23mm as well. Excellent lenses all. But this 18-55mm is a great value as well.

This is the Big Bang for the Buck go-to lens

By David
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-09

I bought this lens to go with the Fuji X-Pro2 that I was delightfully surprised to find in the Used department. Should I have selected the 16-55mm instead? A little faster with a wider f-stop to start. But the 18-55mm is more compact, and on the X-Pro2, less weight and less mass is nice. And then there is the price difference between the two lenses. At any rate, the extreme high quality of the images shot with this lens convinced me to buy a few more Fuji lenses such as the 14mm and the 23mm F2 primes. I love those lenses a lot, too. But most of the time, this 18-55mm is my go-to lens. Well, one quibble, perhaps. I wish Fuji had marked the f-stops on the aperature ring like the other lenses. That said, I get all that information in the EVF and LED screen. Alas, I remain hooked on this lens with the X-Pro2. I mean, what's not to love?

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Asked by: Anonymous
There is a switch on the side of the lens that will let you turn the OIS on or off.
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Asked by: Anonymous
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Date published: 2018-08-28

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Asked by: Julie
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