Fujifilm XF 18mm f/2.0 Lens

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Key Features

  • 18mm focal length
  • 27mm equivalent focal length on APS-C cameras
  • F2.0 maximum aperture; F16 minimum
  • 0.18m/7.09" minimum focus
  • Fujifilm X mount for X series interchangeable lens cameras

Product Description

The Fujifilm XF 18mm F2 R is a 'pancake-style' lens that offers an equivalent focal length of 27mm on Fujifilm's X-series interchangeable lens cameras. One of the three prime lenses announced at the system's inception, the XF 18mm features a physical aperture ring which operates in 1/3 steps. Optical construction comprises eight elements in seven groups, including two aspherical elements. It also features a 7-bladed aperture diaphragm with rounded blades for attractive out of focus areas.


Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size APS-C / DX
Focal length 18 mm
Lens mount Fujifilm X
Maximum aperture F2.0
Minimum aperture F16.0
Aperture ring Yes
Number of diaphragm blades 7
Aperture notes rounded
Elements 8
Groups 7
Special elements / coatings 2 aspherical element
Minimum focus 0.18 m (7.09)
Maximum magnification 0.14×
Autofocus Yes
Full time manual Unknown
Weight 116 g (0.26 lb)
Diameter 65 mm (2.56)
Length 41 mm (1.61)


User Reviews

3.83333 out of 5 stars
  • Kokeen4231, Oct 10, 2012 GMT:
    Average lens

    Is it because my expectations are high, that this lens does not impress me much. I know many ppl are willing to sell this lens away and this is one fuji lens I would not buy. I guess expectations are high when you are expected to use it with a highly priced X pro1, thus many ppl are unsatisfied. On the other hand though it is true this lens is not as favorable as fuji's 35mm f1.4, this lens is not as bad as most criticism claims. It all goes down to what you expect.

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  • Beat Traveller, Oct 31, 2013 GMT:
    A gem---

    This is my first prime lens with the X series, and it was chosen primarily to complement the small profile of the X-E1. It's hardly a pancake lens, and at best only fits in a large coat pocket; but more importantly its small enough to avoid being attention grabbing. The build quality is pretty solid. Manual focusing with fly-by-wire does feel rather slow and unrealistic compared to real manual control, but the marked aperture ring is a brilliant feature (even if it is also fly-by-wire). The ...

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  • soumya_b5, Jan 3, 2014 GMT:
    small wonder

    i use it mainly for streets. i know this lens is not edge-to-edge sharp wide open and i don't mind as i don't take landscapes with it. my use is solely people, street and portraits. and, its small size, fast focus helps me achieve nice candid photos out in streets. also it helps in indoor for the fast f/2 aperture. after firmware upgrade focusing became faster. i like my 18mm. it use it on my x-m1 and 95% of my photos are taken with this lens.

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Warranty Information

"Your Fujifilm equipment has been manufactured to precise standards, and with rigid quality control through every process of manufacturing. It is warranted by Fujifilm U.S.A. against defective workmanship or materials for one full year from date of purchase. Fujifilm U.S.A. will, at its option, either repair or replace (with a reconditioned unit of like condition) free of charge equipment which is returned either in person or postpaid and insured to one of the Fujifilm U.S.A. Repair Centers listed on the reverse side. The product must be accompanied by some proof of date of purchase, such as the original sales slip. This warranty does not cover batteries or flash equipment and accessories not manufactured by Fujifilm Holdings Corp. This warranty does not apply if the equipment has been damaged by accident, abuse (including, but not limited to, sand, dirt, water, liquid, impact battery corrosion, etc.), failure to follow operating or maintenance instructions or if the equipment has been modified or serviced by anyone other than a Fujifilm U.S.A. Repair Center. This warranty cannot be resold or transferred."

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