Published 18/05/15

Fast-aperture optic delivers strong bokeh and ultra-sharp images

Fujifilm launches the FUJINON XF90mmF2 R LM WR Telephoto lens also offers newly-developed Quad Linear Motor and weather-resistant design


FUJIFILM Corporation President Shigehiro Nakajima is proud to announce that a new FUJINON XF90mmF2 R LM WR will be added to the X-Series interchangeable lens line-up in July 2015. Offering a focal length equivalent to 137mm1 and a maximum aperture of F2.0, this short telephoto optic is ideal for portrait and sports photography.

The FUJINON XF90mmF2 R LM WR is a fast-aperture prime lens that delivers ultra-sharp images with rich bokeh even at the maximum aperture setting. The optical construction of 11 elements in 8 groups including three ED glass elements minimises vignetting and creates beautiful bokeh thanks to the rounded diaphragm, which makes it perfect for portraiture as well as other applications.

Despite having a large maximum aperture, the FUJINON XF90mmF2 R LM WR is both compact and, at 540g, lightweight while the minimum working distance of 60cm delivers a wide shooting range. A newly-developed Quad Linear Motor delivers fast, accurate autofocus, plus the lens also features a weather- and dust-resistant structure that can work in temperatures down to -10C.

Along with the popular XF56mmF1.2 R, this is a must-have lens for portrait photography fans that favour fast aperture prime lenses. The focal length allows you to shoot at a distance that won't intimidate subjects, leading to more natural, candid results.
1 35mm format equivalent

Main Features
1 Ultra-sharp images even at the maximum aperture
The optical construction comprises 11 elements in 8 groups, including three ED extra low-dispersion elements, which reduces chromatic aberrations to deliver sharp, rich images even at the widest aperture of F2.0.

2 Beautiful bokeh
The rounded aperture blades combined with an optical construction designed to minimise vignetting creates beautiful circular bokeh right to the edge of the image. In addition, stunning depth is possible in images thanks to the differentiation between the razor-sharp subject and the bokeh in front and behind it.


3 High-speed autofocus as fast as 0.14sec2 thanks to a newly-developed Quad Linear Motor
A linear motor is fast, quiet and accurate, but here four magnets are used for higher torque. The high-speed autofocus provides a more versatile shooting experience, allowing users to quickly react to subtle changes in a subject's facial expression.
2 Complies with CIPA Camera & Imaging Products Association guidelines, internal measurement, during high performance mode.

4 Close focusing to 60cm and 0.3x magnification 35mm format equivalent
The close focusing capabilities of the FUJINON XF90mmF2 R LM WR allow you to isolate key parts of a subject so you can shoot dramatic portraits or close-ups of flowers and insects.

5 Weather, Dust, and Freeze Resistance
The lens features a weather- and dust-resistant structure with seven seals on the lens barrel. It can also work in temperatures as low as -10C. This keeps the lens protected from rain, dust and splashes of water when shooting outdoors.

6 Lightweight and compact
The lens weighs approx 540g, and is compact too, with a filter thread measuring just 62mm. The combined weight with the XF56mm F1.2 R is less than 1kg great news for portrait photographers who want to travel light and still shoot with prime lenses for sharp images and strong bokeh.

2Specification Chart

Lens construction11 elements 8 groups includes 3 extra low dispersion elements
Focal length 35mm format equivalentf90mm&12288;137mm
Angle of view17.9
Max. apertureF2
Min. apertureF16
Aperture control
&12288;&12288;Number of blades
&12288;&12288;Step size
7rounded diaphragm opening
1/3EV 19 steps
Focus range&12288;&12288;&12288;0.6m - &8734;
Max. magnification0.2x 0.3x 35mm format equivalent
External dimensions Diameter x Length approx.
distance from camera lens mount flange
&966;75.0mm x 105mm
Weight approx.
excluding caps and hoods
Filter size&966;62mm

1st Published 18 May 2015 09:14 Posted by Ben Jones
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