The new Zeiss Touit lenses are available for pre-order in both Sony NEX E-mount and Fuji XF-mount flavors. The Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 lens runs $1250, while the Touit 32mm f/1.8 lens is $900. B&H currently lists availability at 6-8 weeks – so, hopefully, by the end of June.
Check out all the options here at B&H Photo.
Fuji has announced the new the first XF telephoto zoom lens for the X-Series, the XF55-200mm F3.5-F4.8 R LM OIS lens. The new lens will work the Fuji X-Pro1 and X-E1 mirrorless cameras, which will also be receiving new firmware to improve autofocus performance (coming in July according to Fuji). [Read more…]
Fuji has taken the wraps off of its latest X-series camera, the XF1 compact camera.
The Fuji XF1 features a 12MP 2/3-inch CMOS sensor and optical image stabilization on its 4x zoom lens (25-100mm equivalent). The lens offers a variable aperture of f/1.8-4.9 and a manual zoom ring. Other features include full HD video capture and 360-degree panoramic images.
Fuji XF1 Key Features
- 12MP EXR CMOS 2/3-Inch Sensor
- High Quality Fujinon 4x F1.8-4.9 Manual Zoom Lens
- 3.0-Inch LCD (460k-dot res)
- Full HD Video Capture
- Optical Image Stabilization
- Full Manual Controls
- ISO 100-12800
- Macro Shooting to 3cm
- Motion Panorama 360-degree
- In-Camera RAW Converter
The Fuji XF1 should be available in October for $499.95. It is currently available for pre-order here at Amazon.com.
The Fuji X-S1 features a 12MP EXR CMOS sensor that is a larger 2/3″ format. The X-S1 features a manual 26x zoom lens (24-624mm equivalent) at f/2.8-5.6 and 2x enhanced digital zoom, which Fuji claims offers expanded reach with minimal quality loss.
The Fuji X-S1 captures full resolution images at 7 fps and will record 1080p HD video.
The X-S1 should be available later this month at $799.95. Check availability at Amazon.com.
More details in the press release below. [Read more…]
Fuji has unveiled the new X-S1 superzoom camera, which is the latest in the X-Series cameras that also include the popular X100 and the new, trendy X10 point and shoot. The Fuji X-S1 sports a 26x optical zoom lens (24-624mm equivalent) and a 2/3″ 12MP image sensor with the ability to capture RAW image files.
The X-S1 features Fuji’s signature EXR mode and captures 1080p video with stereo audio. It includes an articulating LCD and makes serious performance claims of 0.01 second shutter lag and 7fps image capture at full resolution.
The Fuji X-S1 should be available in the UK in February at an initial retail price of £699. No word yet on official US pricing. Check availability on Amazon.com.
Check out the key features and more images of the X-S1 below. [Read more…]