The Fujifilm XF 8mm F3.5 R WR is an ultra-wide angle prime lens designed for use on APS-C format X-series cameras such as the Fujifilm X-T5 and Fujifilm X-S20. Its 8mm focal length gives a 112° field of view similar to a 12mm lens on a full-frame camera.
Fujifilm constructs the XF 8mm F3.5 R WR from 12 elements arranged in 9 groups including 3 aspherical elements and 2 ED elements to control distortion, spherical aberration, and astigmatism. According to Fujifilm, this enables the lens to deliver outstanding image-resolving performance with edge-to-edge sharpness.
The Fulfil XF 8mm F3.5 R WR is 52.8mm long, accepts 62mm filters, and weighs 215g – making it unusually compact for such a wide lens. That means the lens is a great choice for a wide range of shooting situations, from landscapes captured during a long walk to architecture, snapshots and travel photography.
The lens uses an internal focusing mechanism that delivers AF speeds as fast as 0.02 seconds, which is useful for dynamic action shots.
Fujifilm has weather-sealed the Fujinon XF 8mm F3.5 R WR’s barrel at 10 locations, making it dust- and weather-resistant and capable of operating in temperatures down to -10℃.
In addition, the front element has a fluorine coating that repels water droplets and fingerprints, making it easier to keep clean,
Fujifilm Fujinon XF 8mm F3.5 R WR price and availability
The Fujifilm Fujinon XF 8mm F3.5 R WR is set to go on sale at the end of June and is priced at £799 / $799.