The FUJINON XF55-200mm lens produces sharp images across its entire zoom range, with well resolved image quality, corner-to-corner. The fast F3.5-4.8 lens facilitates image capture in scenes requiring a fast shutter speed. Its image stabilisation function enables the use of shutter speeds 4.5 stops slower, preventing camera shake even when shooting hand-held in low-light, or at a stopped down aperture. Furthermore, it is built to include two linear motors for high-speed AF of 0.28 seconds, instantaneously focusing on your subject.
Built with advanced optical design to cover the mid-telephoto (84mm*) to telephoto (305mm**) range and deliver the large maximum aperture of F3.5-4.8 despite its compact size; offering mobility and high descriptive performance at the same time. Featuring image stabilisation that allows the use of shutter speeds 4.5 stops slower; detecting a wide range of camera shakes from low to high frequencies to deliver advanced correction.
This lens uses two linear motors for high-speed AF and quiet operation, making the lens suitable for video recording as well. What's more it features two ED lens elements including one Super ED lens element that boasts performance equivalent to that of fluorite lenses; controlling chromatic aberrations, which typically occur in long focal lengths, to produce images that resolve well corner-to-corner across the full zoom range. FUJIFILM's proprietary "HT-EBC Coating" has been applied to the entire lens surface to achieve a highly preventative measure against reflections, and to control flair and ghosting. It also offers a minimum working distance of 1.1m across the entire zoom range to enable telephoto close-ups, and the ability to capture a small part of a subject.
The design also features a 1/3EV step aperture ring so that users can easily adjust the aperture whilst holding the camera up to their eye. The focus ring and aperture ring are made from metal and have been designed to have a high quality feel, with the benefit of being extra robust
When this lens was launched, FUJIFILM upgraded the firmware for both the X-Pro1 and X-E1 cameras. Thanks to a new algorithm, the firmware is able to harness the full capability of the lens enabling both cameras to search the contrast AF quickly throughout the full range of focal lengths. The focus speed will be as fast as 0.7 sec. even if it searches from infinity to the Minimum Object Distance at the telephoto end.
* based on CIPA standards
** 35mm format equivalent