Fujifilm XF 16-50mm f2.8-4.8 R LM WR Lens
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Fujifilm XF 16-50mm f2.8-4.8 R LM WR Lens

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Fujifilm has designed the XF 16-50mm f2.8-4.8 R LM WR Lens to replace the XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS as the go-to everyday kit lens for high-quality results. The lens’ impressive optical construction, with 3 ED and 3 Aspherical elements, delivers remarkable sharpness and clarity across the zoom range. The linear motor and inner zoom mechanism ensure fast, silent AF operation, making it a powerhouse lens for photography and video.

Fujifilm XF 16-50mm f2.8-4.8 R LM WR Lens Key Features:

  • Versatile 16-50mm standard zoom lens for everyday use
  • Wide angle to mid-telephoto reach for flexible shooting
  • Replaces the Fujifilm XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS Lens
  • Features a premium construction of 11 elements in 9 groups
  • Includes 3 ED and 3 Aspherical elements to suppress aberrations
  • 9-bladed aperture diaphragm produces stunning, round bokeh
  • Internal zoom construction provides enhanced stability
  • Linear motor ensures fast, silent operation ideal for video
  • Supports high-resolution (40MP) shooting for stunning results
  • 0.3x magnification and 24cm minimum focus distance for close-up shots
  • Weather-resistant build suitable for use in a wide range of environments
  • 58mm filter thread for attachment of optional filters and accessories
  • Compact and lightweight build ideal for on-the-go shooting
  • Pair with the X-T50, X-T5 or X-S20 to maximise results

How to Use The Fujifilm XF 16-50mm f2.8-4.8 R LM WR Lens

Make This Your Everyday Lens

Replacing the well-loved XF 18-55mm f2.8-4 R LM OIS kit lens, the Fujifilm XF 16-50mm f2.8-4.8 R LM WR Lens is a robust standard zoom lens suitable for a wide range of applications. It supports high-resolution sensors (40MP), allowing it to keep up with even the most demanding compatible X-mount cameras. With a bright, wide aperture of f2.8-4.8 and a focal range of 16-50mm, you can capture every detail in various photographic genres. The 0.3x magnification and a 24cm minimum focus distance enable practical shooting in small spaces and close-ups to capture details in food, crafts, plants and more. This high-performing lens is an everyday staple whether you’re a beginner or a more advanced photographer.

Capture High-Quality Images

This lens has an impressive optical construction of 11 elements in 9 groups for reliable edge-to-edge sharpness. With 3 Extra-low Dispersion (ED) and 3 Aspherical elements, the lens effectively controls aberrations, distortion, and colour fringing to ensure colour accuracy and clarity in your images. The 9-blade aperture diaphragm complements the bright f2.8 aperture to produce pleasing, round bokeh for stunning background effects. Fujifilm’s XF 16-50mm f2.8-4.8 R LM WR Lens guarantees excellent image-resolving power for outstanding, true-to-life results.

Shoot Professional Video

With its impressive optical design, the Fujifilm XF 16-50mm f2.8-4.8 R LM WR Lens has a feature set suitable for producing high-quality photography and videos. An inner zoom construction provides enhanced stability by minimising changes in the lens’ centre of gravity to offer improved balance when zooming. A linear motor facilitates fast and silent autofocus, which is excellent for capturing fast-moving subjects, shooting video or photographing easily startled subjects.

Get The Shot Whatever The Weather

The XF 16-50mm f2.8-4.8 R LM WR Lens has a compact and durable build to ensure it's suitable for a wide range of shooting scenarios. Weighing just 240g, it is a lightweight and portable addition to your kit, ideal for everyday, on-the-go use. Thanks to its weather-resistant low-temperature (-10°C) structure and 13 sealed areas along the barrel, you can take it on any adventure stress-free.

What’s in the box?

  • 1 x Fujifilm XF 16-50mm f2.8-4.8 R LM WR Lens
  • 1 x Front Lens Cap FLCP-58 II
  • 1 x Rear Lens Cap RLCP-001
  • 1 x Lens Hood
  • 1 x Lens Wrapping Cloth

Fujifilm XF 16-50mm f2.8-4.8 R LM WR Lens Product Review:

Review | Fujifilm X-T50 | GFX 100S II | XF 16-50mm | GF 500mm


What is the difference between the 18-55mm and the 16-50mm?

Following feedback from 18-55mm users, Fujifilm awarded the 16-50mm lens an internal zoom construction, a weather-resistant design, and a lighter build (240g instead of 310g). These upgrades make the 16-50mm a more versatile lens for diverse shooting scenarios, particularly for gimbal users needing a consistent centre of gravity.

How compact is the Fujifilm XF 16-50mm f2.8-4.8 R LM WR Lens?

The Fujifilm XF 16-50mm f2.8-4.8 R LM WR Lens is renowned for its exceptional optical performance and remarkable portability. This lens weighs only 240g and is one of the lightest zoom lenses in the XF lineup. Its compact and lightweight design makes it an ideal choice for photographers constantly moving from one location to the next, allowing for effortless transportation and comfortable handling during extended shooting sessions.

Is the Fujifilm XF 16-50mm f2.8-4.8 R LM WR Lens weatherproof?

The Fujifilm XF 16-50mm f2.8-4.8 R LM WR Lens is weather resistant, so rainy weather will not stop your shoots. Fujifilm designed this lens to withstand the elements with a weather-resistant construction that protects against dust, moisture, and low temperatures down to -10°C. With sealing applied to 13 areas along the barrel, including the zoom and focus rings, mount, and switches, the XF 16-50mm lens offers enhanced durability and peace of mind when shooting in challenging environments.

What is the 35mm equivalent for this Fujifilm XF 16-50mm f2.8-4.8 R LM WR Lens?

The Fujifilm XF 16-50mm f2.8-4.8 R LM WR Lens provides a versatile focal length range equivalent to 24-76mm in 35mm format. This wide-to-telephoto coverage allows photographers to capture diverse subjects and scenes, from expansive landscapes and architectural wonders to intimate portraits and detailed close-ups.

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Product Specification

Angle Of View 83.2° - 31.7°
Aperture Blades 9
Colour Black
Filter Thread [mm] 58
Focal Length ~ Tele [mm] 50.0
Focal Length ~ Wide [mm] 16.0
Included Accessories Front lens cap FLCP-58 II, Rear lens cap RLCP-001, Lens hood, Lens wrapping cloth
Lens Elements 11
Lens Groups 9
Lens Mount Fujifilm X-Mount
Lens Type Standard Zoom
Max Aperture ~ Tele 4.8
Max Aperture ~ Wide 2.8
Minimum Aperture 22
Minimum Focus Distance [m] 0.24
Size 65mm × 71.4mm
Weight [g] 240.00
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