Fujifilm’s new GF 50mm F3.5 R LM WR is its most compact medium format lens

Plus a XF 16-80mm F4 R OIS WR for its X series.

Fujifilm GF 50mm F3.5 R LM WR
The GF 50mm F3.5 R LM WR is the smallest and lightest lens available for Fujifilm's GFX medium format system.Fujifilm

This morning Fujifilm announced two brand new lenses, one for its GFX medium format camera and a second for its line of X-series APS-C cameras.

The new GF 50mm F3.5 R LM WR is the smallest and lightest lens available for the GFX medium format system. It only weighs 11.8oz, and has dimensions that are 3.31in x 1.89in—making it a great compact option for shooting in the streets.

Fujifilm GF 50mm F3.5 R LM WR
The new lens has 9 elements in 6 groups, including one aspherical element to minimize aberration and barrel distortion.Fujifilm

Here is what else we know about it:

  • Max aperture of f/3.5
  • 9 elements in 6 groups, including one aspherical element to minimize aberration and barrel distortion
  • 9 rounded aperture blades
  • Weather-sealed construction
  • Capable of operating in temperatures down to 14°F
  • Available September 2019 for $1000
Fujifilm XF 16-80mm F4 R OIS WR
This weather-resistant, versatile lens has a constant max aperture of F4 and at 440 grams is about 40 percent lighter than a 35mm equivalent.Fujifilm

Fujifilm also announces its new XF 16-80mm F4 R OIS WR for its line of X series mirrorless cameras. The weather-resistant, versatile lens has a constant max aperture of F4 and at 15.5oz is about 40 percent lighter than a 35mm equivalent and gives a field of view equal to a 24-120mm lens.

Here is what else we know about it:

  • 16 elements in 12 groups, including 3 aspherical elements and 1 ED aspherical element
  • 9 rounded aperture blades
  • Weather sealed in 10 places along the lens barrel
  • Capable of operating in temperatures down to 14°F
  • Features 6.0 stops of Optical Image Stabilization, which automatically detects when the camera is mounted to a tripod
  • Available September 2019 for $800