The Fujinon XC 50-230mm F4.5-6.7 OIS is a relatively small, lightweight zoom for Fujifilm's mirrorless cameras, designed to complement smaller bodies like the X-M1 and X-A1. It features optical image stabilisation for sharper pictures handheld, and uses a stepper motor for fast focusing. Like the XC 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS, but unlike Fujifilm's more-expensive 'R' type lenses, it doesn't have an aperture ring - instead this is controlled from the camera body.
Fujifilm XC 50-230mm F4.5-6.7 Lens
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- 50-230mm focal length
- 76-350mm equivalent focal length
- F4.5-6.7 maximum aperture; F22 minimum
- Stepper-type AF motor with full-time manual
- Optical image stabilization
- 58mm filters
- 1.10m/43.41" minimum focus
- Fujifilm X mount for X series interchangeable lens cameras
|Lens type||Zoom lens|
|Max Format size||APS-C / DX|
|Focal length||50–230 mm|
|Lens mount||Fujifilm X|
|Maximum aperture||F4.5 - F6.7|
|Number of diaphragm blades||7|
|Aperture notes||Rounded diaphragm|
|Special elements / coatings||1 aspherical lens, 1 ED glass element|
|Minimum focus||1.10 m (43.31″)|
|Motor type||Stepper motor|
|Full time manual||Yes|
|Weight||375 g (0.83 lb)|
|Diameter||69 mm (2.7″)|
|Length||111 mm (4.37″)|
|Materials||Plastic barrel, plastic mount|
|Zoom method||Rotary (extending)|
|Filter thread||58 mm|
Excellent lens for the money
Got this as part of the Fujifilm free lens promotion when I bought an X-M1, but even if I had paid for it, I would still have been very impressed. The build quality is very good despite it having a plastic lens mount. It certainly feels far more robust than the Olympus M.Zuiko 40-150mm that I recently sold, which was feather light and felt cheap and plasticky, but then again, the Fuji is almost twice the price! IQ is very good indeed for a low end lens. Far better than what I had expected. Of ...
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