Fujifilm X-mount

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Fujifilm X-mount
Fujifilm 35mm-IMG 6096.jpg
The 35 mm Fujifilm X-mount
Type Internal bayonet
Tabs 3
Flange 17.7 mm
X-mount on Fujifilm X-E1 camera
Fujifilm X-E2 with Fujinon XF 35mm f/1.4

The Fujifilm X-mount is a type of interchangeable lens mount designed by Fujifilm for use in those cameras in their X-series line that have interchangeable-lenses. These lenses are designed for 23.6mm x 15.6mm APS-C sensors.

Various lens manufacturers use this mount, such as Fujinon (Fujifilm, XF and XC lenses), Carl Zeiss AG (Touit lenses), Samyang Optics, Handevision, SLR Magic, and Zhongyi Optics. There also is an adaptor to allow compatibility with Leica M lenses[1][2] and third-party options have also been announced.[3] Additionally, a host of adapters for a range of SLR lenses are available, allowing the mounting of lenses (without autofocus or auto aperture) from Canon, Nikon, Minolta, Contax/Yashica, Konica and more.

"By mounting the lens deeper inside the camera, closer to the sensor, resolution is increased across the frame. Information exchange between the body and lens ensure a responsive experience at all times."[4]

Fujifilm X-Mount cameras[edit]

Main article: Fujifilm X-series

Fujifilm has released the following cameras that use the X-mount:

Fujinon XF and XC lenses[edit]

The following lenses are natively operational on the Fujifilm X-mount cameras. Fujifilm's 'XF' and 'XC' lenses bear Fujifilm's moniker "Fujinon" which is used for optics within the company.

Compact / standard prime lenses[edit]

  • Fujinon XF 14mm f/2.8 R: This ultra-wide angle lens has a focus-clutch mechanism for switching to manual focus. The lens was announced in September, 2012.[5]
  • Fujinon XF 18mm f/2.0 R: A wide-angle pancake style lens and one of the original three lenses for the X system.[6]
  • Fujinon XF 27mm f/2.8: This is a wide standard lens with a very slim pancake design. This lens does not have an aperture ring like most lenses in the Fujinon lineup. The lens was officially announced on June 24, 2013.[7]
  • Fujinon XF 60mm f/2.4 R Macro: Short telephoto lens suitable for portraiture. Focuses close to allow 1:2 magnification macro shooting. One of the original three lenses for the X system.[8]

Fast prime lenses[edit]

  • Fujinon XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR: Fast aperture, wide angle lens with a weather-resistant structure. Announced April 2015.[9]
  • Fujinon XF 23mm f/1.4 R: This is a fast moderate wide angle lens, equivalent to a 35 mm lens in field of view on a full-frame camera.[10]
  • Fujinon XF 35mm f/1.4 R: A fast normal prime lens. One of the original three lenses for the X system.[11]
  • Fujinon XF 35mm f/2 R WR: A fast normal prime lens. Compared to original 35mm f/1.4 features improved autofocus speeds and weather resistance.[12]
  • Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2 R: This is a standard portrait length lens, with a field of view similar to an 85 mm lens on a full frame camera with an f/1.2 aperture. Officially announced on January 6, 2014.[13]
  • Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2 R APD: Similar to the earlier 56 mm f/1.2 R, but adds an apodizing filter to optimize bokeh for portrait shooting. Officially announced on September 10, 2014.[14]
  • Fujinon XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR: A longer focal length portrait lens. The first lens to use Quad Linear Motor autofocus, plus the lens is also weather-resistant. Officially announced on May 18, 2015.[15]

XF zoom lenses[edit]

  • Fujinon XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS: An ultra-wide angle zoom lens with image stabilization. Officially announced on December 18, 2013.[16]
  • Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS: The first zoom lens for the X-mount, this lens has a wide angle to short telephoto zoom range, with a fast maximum aperture and optical image stabilization.[17]
  • Fujinon XF 18-135mm f/3.5–5.6 R LM OIS WR: A weather-resistant, image-stabilized superzoom, covering focal lengths equivalent to 27–202.5 mm on full-frame. Officially announced on June 16, 2014.[18]
  • Fujinon XF 55-200mm f/3.5-4.8 R LM OIS: A telephoto zoom lens with fast maximum aperture. Officially announced on April 17, 2013.[19]

XF "Red Badge" high-end zoom lenses[edit]

  • Fujinon XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR: An enthusiast-level standard zoom, covering focal lengths equivalent to 24–82.5 mm on full-frame, with weather-resistant construction. Officially announced on January 6, 2015 during CES 2015.[20]
  • Fujinon XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR: A weather-resistant telephoto zoom with image stabilization, covering focal lengths equivalent to 75–210 mm on full-frame. Officially announced on September 10, 2014.[21]
  • Fujinon XF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR: A weather-resistant telephoto zoom with image stabilization, covering focal lengths equivalent to 150–600 mm on full-frame.

XC zoom lenses[edit]

These are entry level zoom lenses that contain the same glass elements as the standard XF zoom lenses, but with small maximum aperture and plastic bodies

  • Fujinon XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS: This lens is a consumer-grade standard zoom, covering super wide to short telephoto, equivalent to 24–76 mm on a full frame camera. The lens is the 'kit' lens for the X-M1 camera, and has a lower end build quality than the other Fujinon lenses, while maintaining good optical quality. This lens is the first lens in the new 'XC' line and does not have an aperture ring. Officially announced on June 24, 2013.[22]
  • Fujinon XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS II: Has a shorter 15 cm macro focusing distance than the original XC 16-50mm zoom's 30 cm. Delivered in 2015.[23]
  • Fujinon XC 50-230mm f/4.5-6.7 OIS: This is a consumer-grade telephoto zoom with optical stabilization and a relatively slow aperture.[24]
  • Fujinon XC 50-230mm f/4.5-6.7 OIS II: Improved optical stabilization.

Announced Fujinon XF lenses[edit]

The following lenses have been announced and appear on the Fujifilm X Mount Lens Roadmap[25]

  • Fujinon XF 23mm F/2 R WR
  • Fujinon XF 50mm F/2 R WR
  • Fujinon XF 80mm F/2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro
Fujifilm X mount lenses
Make Model Min focal length (mm) Max focal length (mm) Max aperture Min aperture Aperture ring (R) Linear motor (LM) Optical image stabilization (OIS) Weather resistant (WR) Filter thread (mm) Weight (g) Date introduced Made in Note
Fujinon XF 10 24 4.0 22 R - OIS - 72 410 2013-12-18 Japan A stabilized ultra-wide angle zoom lens.
Fujinon XF 14 - 2.8 22 R - - - 58 235 2012-09-06 Japan An ultra-wide angle lens with a focus-clutch mechanism for switching to manual focus.
Fujinon XF 16 - 1.4 16 R - - WR 67 375 2015-04-16 Japan
Fujinon XC 16 50 3.5-5.6 22 - - OIS - 58 195 2013-06-24 China Wide angle to short telephoto zoom lens with image stabilization. Originally sold bundled with the X-A1, X-M1.
Fujinon XC 16 50 3.5-5.6 22 - - OIS - 58 195 2015-01-15 China Update of original 16-50mm that reduced minimum focus distance to 15 cm. Sold bundled with the X-A2, X-A3 and optionally with the X-T10.
Fujinon XF 16 55 2.8 22 R LM - WR 77 655 2015-01-06 Japan An enthusiast-level standard zoom.
Fujinon XF 18 - 2.0 22 R - - - 52 116 2012-01-09 Japan A wide-angle pancake style lens and one of the original three lenses for the X system.
Fujinon XF 18 55 2.8-4 22 R LM OIS - 58 310 2012-09-06 Japan or China The first zoom lens for the X-mount, this lens has a wide angle to short telephoto with optical image stabilization. It is available in a bundle with the Fujifilm X-E1 camera,
Fujinon XF 18 135 3.5-5.6 22 R LM OIS WR 67 490 2014-06-16 China A stabilized, weather-resistant superzoom, covering wide-angle to medium telephoto.
Fujinon XF 23 - 1.4 16 R - - - 62 300 2013-09-05 Japan Moderate wide-angle prime, with the field of view of a 35 mm lens on a 'full frame' camera.
Fujinon XF 23 - 2.0 16 R - - WR 43 180 2016-08-25 Japan A moderate wide-angle, weather resistant prime lens, with a field of view equivalent to approx. 35 mm on a "full-frame" camera.
Fujinon XF 27 - 2.8 16 - - - - 39 78 2013-06-24 China This is a wide standard lens with a very slim pancake design. This lens does not have an aperture ring like most lenses in the Fujinon lineup.
Fujinon XF 35 - 1.4 16 R - - - 52 187 2012-01-09 Japan Normal prime lens. One of the original three lenses for the X system.
Fujinon XF 35 - 2.0 16 R - - WR 43 170 2015-11-01 Japan A normal prime lens.
Fujinon XF 50 140 2.8 22 R LM OIS WR 72 995 2014-09-10 Japan A stabilized, weather-resistant telephoto zoom.
Fujinon XC 50 230 4.5-6.7 22 - - OIS - 58 375 2013-09-17 China A telephoto zoom lens.
Fujinon XF 55 200 3.5-4.8 22 R LM OIS - 62 580 2013-04-17 Japan A telephoto zoom lens.
Fujinon XF 56 - 1.2 16 R - - - 62 405 2014-01-06 Japan Short telephoto lens designed primarily for portraiture.
Fujinon XF 56 - 1.2 16 R - - - 62 405 2014-09-10 Japan Same as the earlier 56 mm f/1.2, but adds an apodizing filter to optimize bokeh. Designated as "APD" in the model name.
Fujinon XF 60 - 2.4 22 R - - - 39 215 2012-01-09 Japan Short telephoto lens suitable for portraiture. Focuses close to allow 1:2 magnification macro shooting. One of the original three lenses for the X system.
Fujinon XF 90 - 2.0 16 R LM - WR 62 540 2015-05-18 Japan Prime lens with a focal length equivalent to 137 mm (35 mm format equivalent) and a maximum aperture of f/2.
Fujinon XF 100 400 4.5-5.6 22 R LM OIS WR 77 1375 2016-01-15 Japan A super telephoto zoom lens

Short back focusing distance[edit]

By reducing the distance between the rear lens element and the sensor, a more compact construction is possible.

  • XF18mm / Back focus distance: 11.0 mm
  • XF35mm / Back focus distance: 21.9 mm
  • XF60mm / Back focus distance: 21.0 mm

Carl Zeiss lenses[edit]

The 'Touit' line from Carl Zeiss AG. Designed by Zeiss, Made in Japan by Cosina. These lenses nominated on Fujifilm X-mount lenses roadmap.[26]Fujifilm is because it does not publish the specifications of the X-mount, officially a non-Carl Zeiss that received the license, the manufacturer of the lens is a non-certified.[27]

  • Carl Zeiss Touit Distagon T* 12 mm f/2.8:[28] Ultra wide angle lens.
  • Carl Zeiss Touit Planar T* 32 mm f/1.8: Normal lens.
  • Carl Zeiss Touit Makro-Planar T* 50 mm f/2.8: Macro lens, officially announced on January 30, 2014.

Samyang lenses[edit]

Lenses are sold under the interchangeable Samyang, Rokinon, and Bower brand names.

  • 8 mm f/2.8 UMC Fisheye
  • 8 mm F2.8 UMC Fisheye II (black and silver versions)
  • 8 mm T3.1 UMC Cine Fisheye II
  • 10 mm F2.8 ED AS NCS CS Ultra Wide Angle
  • 12 mm F2.0 NCS CS Ultra Wide Angle (black and silver versions)
  • 12 mm T2.2 VDSLR NCS CS (cine version of the above 12 mm f/2.0 NCS CS Ultra Wide Angle)
  • 14 mm F2.8 FE14M-FX Ultra Wide Lens
  • 16 mm T/2.0 Aspherical Wide Angle
  • 20 mm F1.8 ED AS UMC
  • 35 mm F1.2 ED AS UMC CS
  • 50 mm T1.5 AS UMC VDSLR Cine
  • 85 mm f/1.4 AS IF UMC
  • 100 mm f/2.8 1:1 Macro IF HR ED UMC
  • 300 mm f/6.3 ED UMC CS Reflex Mirror

Handevision lens[edit]

  • HVIB4085FX IBELUX 40 mm f/0.85 High-Speed

SLR Magic lenses[edit]

  • SLR Magic 35 mm T1.4 Cine Mark II Lens
  • SLR Magic 23 mm f/1.7 Hyperprime Lens
  • SLR Magic 35 mm T0.95 Hyperprime Cine II Lens
  • SLR Magic 50 mm f/0.95 Hyperprime Lens

Zhongyi Optics lenses[edit]

  • Mitakon 24 mm f/1.7[29]
  • Mitakon Speedmaster 35 mm f/0.95
  • Mitakon 42.5 mm f/1.2[29]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leica M Adapter for Fujifilm X-Pro 1". Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  2. ^ "Fujifilm M Mount Adapter". Fujifilm. Retrieved 2016-02-24. 
  3. ^ Admin, LR. "Third party Leica M-mount lens adapter for Fuji X-Pro1 to start shipping this month". Leica News & Rumors. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Fujifilm X-Pro1 product page". Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  5. ^ "Official Fujinon XF14mm product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Official Fujinon XF18mm product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Official Fujinon XF27mm product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Official Fujinon XF60mm product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Official Fujinon XF16mm product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Official Fujinon XF23mm product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Official Fujinon XF35mm product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Fujinon XF35mmF2 R WR". www.fujifilmusa.com. Retrieved 2016-02-28. 
  13. ^ "Official Fujinon XF56mm product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  14. ^ "Official Fujinon XF56mm APD product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  15. ^ "Official Fujinon XF90mm product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  16. ^ "Official Fujinon XF10-24mm product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  17. ^ "Official Fujinon XF18-55mm product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  18. ^ "Official Fujinon XF18-135mm product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  19. ^ "Official Fujinon XF55-200 product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  20. ^ "Official Fujinon XF16-55mm product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  21. ^ "Official Fujinon XF50-140mm product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  22. ^ "Official Fujinon XC16-50mm product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  23. ^ "Official Fujinon XC16-50mm II product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  24. ^ "Official Fujinon XC50-230mm product page". Fujifilm. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  25. ^ http://www.fujifilm.com/products/digital_cameras/xf_lens/roadmap/
  26. ^ メーカー直撃インタビュー:伊達淳一の技術のフカボリ! Carl Zeiss Milvusシリーズ ツァイスとコシナによる共同開発はどのように進められたか?
  27. ^ ミラーレスと呼ばないで欲しい――「FUJIFILM X-Pro1」とは何か
  28. ^ "Zeiss Touit 2.8/12". Carl Zeiss, AG. Retrieved 30 April 2013. 
  29. ^ a b "Zhongyi Optics release sample photos & video for the new Mitakon 42.5mm f/1.2 & 24mm f/1.7 - Mitakon - ZY Optics (Shenyang Zhongyi Optics)". ZY Optics. 2014-10-22. Retrieved 2016-02-24. 

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