Lens Tip : Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1 R WR Review

Here is a another new Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1 R WR lens review published on Lens Tip. The US price is $1,499.95 and it is now in stock at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1 R WR lens is a very good option if you do not own a XF56mm and would like weather resistance. It has a rounded diaphragm and its wide maximum aperture means that, paired with Fujifilm’s X-Pro3 and X-T4 cameras, users can autofocus at a luminance level of -7EV.

The Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1 R WR is a somewhat contriversial lens. See Best and Worst Cameras and Lenses of 2020. You can read the full review here or see the highlights below:

Pros:

  • solid, weather-sealed casing,
  • excellent image quality in the frame centre,
  • good correction of lateral chromatic aberration,
  • slight distortion,
  • moderate astigmatism,
  • very nice out-of-focus areas,
  • silent and accurate autofocus.

Cons:

  • weak image quality on the edge of the frame near the maximum relative aperture,
  • too high longitudinal chromatic aberration,
  • noticeable spherical aberration,
  • significant coma,
  • distinct vignetting,
  • performance against bright light could have been better,
  • poor price/performance and price/quality ratio.

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