Fujifilm 18mm F2 R is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Wideangle Prime
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with X Mount
What type of photography is the Fujifilm 18mm F2 R lens good for?
The choice of photography type for which you intend to use the Fujifilm 18mm F2 R is a crucial decision factor. Below, we have assessed its suitability for various photography scenarios:
Fujifilm 18mm F2 R is a member of Fujifilm's XF F2.0 Prime series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
XF F2.0 Prime Series Lenses in Fujifilm X Mount
Reasons to Buy the Fujifilm XF 18mm F2 R Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Fujifilm XF 18mm F2 R lens in a list form to assist you in determining whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Fast Aperture
| Minimum focus distance of 0.18m / 7.1 inch
| Light weight at only 116g / 4.1 oz
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We couldn't find any significant Cons for the Fujifilm XF 18mm F2 R
Fujifilm 18mm F2 R is compatible with cameras that have a Fujifilm X lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Fujifilm X lenses are Fujifilm X-S20, Fujifilm X-T5 and Fujifilm X-H2.
Fujifilm X-S20 with the Fujifilm 18mm F2 R Lens
Fujifilm X-T5 with the Fujifilm 18mm F2 R Lens
Fujifilm X-H2 with the Fujifilm 18mm F2 R Lens
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
The size and weight are crucial factors to consider when searching for your next lens. Fujifilm 18mm F2 R has a maximum diameter of 65mm and total length of 41mm. It weighs 116g / 4.1 oz.
Check the size of the Fujifilm 18mm F2 R when attached to X Mount cameras:
Fujifilm 18mm F2 R Size with X Mount Cameras
Below, you'll find a scaled side-by-side image comparing the sizes of the Fujifilm 18mm F2 R and the Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR, offering a better understanding of their dimensions in real life. Check the detailed comparison of these two lenses here.
Fujifilm 18mm F2 R has a fixed focal length of 18mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 27mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Fujifilm 18mm F2 R doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Fujifilm 18mm F2 R has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.14x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.18m. 0.14x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Below are the 3 Wideangle Prime type Fujifilm X mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Fujifilm 18mm F2 R has a max aperture of F2.0 and a minimum aperture of F16.0.
Fujifilm 18mm F2 R's optical formula consists of 8 elements in 7 groups . Special elements used in this design is 2 aspherical element.
Popular Comparisons of Fujifilm 18mm F2 R
Here are the eight most popular comparisons of the Fujifilm 18mm F2 R amongst Camera Decision readers.
Top Alternatives of Fujifilm 18mm F2 R Lens
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