Fujifilm widens X-series lens lineup

The company will roll out a 10-24mm f4 OIS in the spring.

Fujifilm

DSLRs have their 16-35mm staple lenses, now Fujifilm is offering a 10-24mm f4 -- equivalent to 15-36mm on a full-frame camera -- X-mount lens for its X series of interchangeable-lens cameras.

Notably, it has image stabilization; a lot of manufacturers still contend that you don't need that in short focal-length lenses, but some folks, like me, need it in every lens.

It uses internal focus, has a seven-blade aperture, incorporates the company's High Transmittance Electron Beam Coating, and can focus as closely as 9.4 inches. Plus, like some of the higher-end XF lenses, it offers a manual aperture ring.

The XF10-24mm F4 R OIS is slated to ship in March for $999.95.

About the author

Lori Grunin is a senior editor for CNET Reviews, covering cameras, camcorders, and related accessories. She's been writing about and reviewing consumer technology and software since 1988.

 

Join the discussion

Conversation powered by Livefyre

Show Comments Hide Comments
Latest Galleries from CNET
The best tech products of 2014
Does this Wi-Fi-enabled doorbell Ring true? (pictures)
Seven tips for securing your Facebook account
The best 3D-printing projects of 2014 (pictures)
15 crazy old phones from a Korean museum (pictures)
10 gloriously geeky highlights from 2014 (pictures)