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The premium mirrorless X-Series range now expands to offer a super telephoto lens.
FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Shigehiro Nakajima) is proud to announce that a new FUJINON XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR will be added to the X-Series mirrorless camera line-up in February 2016. With its introduction, the premium mirrorless X-Series range now expands to offer a super telephoto lens.
The FUJINON XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR is a super telephoto zoom lens that covers a 35mm focal length equivalent of 152-609mm. The high performance optical construction of 21 elements in 14 groups includes five ED lenses and one Super ED lens to help reduce chromatic aberration that often occurs in telephoto lenses. As a result, it delivers the highest image quality in its class. The lens has been designed for handheld shooting with a 5.0-stop* image stabilisation system and weighs less than 1.4kg.
The linear motor realises fast autofocusing and makes it perfect for shooting fast-moving subjects including aircraft and motorsports. The lens is also both water and dust resistant and can operate in temperatures as low as -10°C, so it is suitable for use in a wide range of outdoor shooting conditions. A fluorine coating has also been applied to the front lens element to repel water and dirt, further improving the toughness of the lens.
* CIPA guidelines, at the telephoto end.
The FUJIFILM FUJINON LENS XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR will be on sale in the UK from February 2016. The Suggested Retail Price is as follows:
Fujifilm XF100-400 £1399
Fujifilm XF100-400 + XF1.4X TC WR £1499
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