XC 16mm-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS II

bythom fujifilm 16-50mm
  • Fujifilm X lens format (1.5x crop) 
  • 12 elements in 10 groups, 3 aspherical, 1 ED element
  • 32 to 83 degree angle of view (diag)
  • apertures from f/3.5 to f/22 at 16mm , 7-blade rounded diaphragm, no aperture ring on lens
  • optical image stabilization
  • 24", 6" macro wide (0.6m, 0.15m macro wide) minimum focus, autofocus, internal focus, 1:5 maximum magnification
  • 58mm filter size, lens hood supplied
  • 2.6" x 2.5" (65.2 x 62.6mm) long and diameter (collapsed) 
  • 6.9 ounces (195g)
  • available in silver, black
  • Model number FXF1650
  • US$400, includes wrapping cloth
  • Announced January 15, 2015

Notes: The 16-50mm is odd in that it doesn't have a traditional aperture ring. It has a switch on the body to move between Aperture automated by the camera (essentially Program and Shutter-priority in the old-style controls with two dials with an A on them), and your controlling it with the ring. But the ring isn't click stopped, it's a continuous fly-by-wire aperture system, not a mechanically linked one (this, by the way, seems to indicate that Fujifilm might be tinkering with video products in the XF mount; the current cameras aren't good enough at video to require an infinite aperture size ability).

The difference in the new version is closer macro focus. 

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