Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with X Mount
What type of photography is the Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Fujifilm X Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Reasons to Buy Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Focus Range Limiter
| Hood supplied
| Fast Aperture
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| 9 Diaphragm Blades for Smooth Bokeh
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Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II 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.
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Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II has a maximum diameter of 80mm and total length of 92mm. It weighs 484g / 17.1 oz.
Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II has a filter thread of 72mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II:
Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II has a fixed focal length of 85mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 127.5mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II 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).
Alternatively, you can check the Fujifilm XF 80mm F2.8 OIS WR Macro in Fujifilm X mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Maximum Magnification Ratio
Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.13x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.8m. 0.13x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Below are the 3 Telephoto Prime type Fujifilm X mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II has a max aperture of F1.8 and a minimum aperture of F16.
Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II's optical formula consists of 10 elements in 7 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- One extra-low dispersion element
- one aspherical element
Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II comes with a removable petal shaped lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
What's in the Box of Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II:
Viltrox AF 85mm f/1.8 X II Lens Front and Rear Lens Caps Lens Hood Lens Pouch Limited 1-Year Manufacturer Warranty
Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Viltrox AF 85mm f1.8 XF II
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