skip to Main Content


DPReviewTV Fujifilm XF 16mm f/2.8 Quick Review and Compared to XF 16mm f/1.4

Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8

Chris and Jordan from DPReviewTV published their quick review about the Fujifilm Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8 WR (video above – entirely shot on Fujifilm X-T3).

Here are their findings:

  • perfect lens for street photography
  • compact and affordable
  • XF 16mm f/1.4 is sharper, but way bigger and heavier
  • XF 16mm f/2.8 pretty decent at f/2.8 and sharper in corners at f/4
  • very quick AF and also smooth for video
  • beautiful bokeh throughout the aperture range
  • at the price point, as to expect, a bit of chromatic aberration and distortion
  • fun, affordable and compact
  • great price point
  • Fuji gives us amazing choice when it comes to APS-C lens selection

Also, check out:

  • billfortney – 16mm f/1.4 vs 16mm f/2.8 showdown
  • fujirumors.com – Should you Get the Fujinon XF 16mm F2.8 or XF 16mm F1.4? – POLL and Comparison

Fujinon XF16mm f/2.8 WR: BHphoto, Adorama, AmazonUS, FocusCamera
Fujinon XF 16mmF1.4 WR (save $250): BHphoto, AmazonUS, Adorama, FocusCamera
Fujifilm X-T3 body (save up to $200): BHphoto, AmazonUS, Adorama, Focuscamera

Should you Get the Fujinon XF 16mm F2.8 or XF 16mm F1.4? – POLL and Comparison

Fujifilm XF 16mm Battle

The Fujinon XF 16mm f/1.4 is considered one of Fujifilm’s best lenses (if not the best). So how can the brand new little Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8 hold up against it?

Now that the 16/2.8 is shipping, the comparisons start and the decisive question is: should you get the 1.4 or the 2.8 version?

Also ivanjoshualoh tries to answer this question, and he compares autofocus performance, bokeh quality, sharpness and more of the two 16mm lenses.

The winner, for his needs and style of shooting, is still the Fujinon XF 16mm f/1.4. But there are definitely lots of great reason to go for the smaller rival, the Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8.

Now it’s your turn… which one is your favorite? Vote the poll!

Fujinon XF16mm f/2.8 WR: BHphoto, Adorama, AmazonUS, FocusCamera
Fujinon XF 16mmF1.4 WR (save $250): BHphoto, AmazonUS, Adorama, FocusCamera

For my needs, the better choice is the

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Fujifilm X-T30 with XF16mm f/2.8 Size Comparisons vs Sony A6400, Canon EOS RP and More

27/2.8 vs 16/2.8 vs 23/2 and 16/1.4 vs 16/2.8 vs 35/2

TOP: 27/2.8 vs 16/2.8 vs 23/2 BOTTOM: 16/1.4 vs 16/2.8 vs 35/2

Size Comparisons

You can now compare the size of the Fujifilm X-T3o and Fujinon XF16mm f/2.8 to any other camera and lens available in the camerasize database.

At the current stage, camerasize does not allow you to attach any lens on the Fujifilm X-T30. So you have to select the Fujifilm X-T20 to attach the Fujinon XF16mm f/2.8 on it.

Above you can see a comparison of the Fujinon XF16mm f/2.8 (in the center) vs the XF35mm f/2, XF23mm f/2, XF16mm f/1.4 and my lovely XF27mm f/2.8.

Down below instead a camera body comparison between the Fujifilm X-T30, Sony A6400 and Canon EOS RP.

Make your own comparison at camerasize.

Stay tuned on FujiRumors via Facebook, Instagram, RSS-feed and Twitter

X-T Rumors, News and Community

Fujifilm X-T30 and XF 16mm f/2.8 Pre-orders Start Now!

Pre-order Open

The Fujifilm X-T30 and Fujinon XF16mm f/2.8 are now available for pre-order.

The Fujifilm X-T20 is, according to Fujifilm managers, the best selling X series camera. The Fujifilm X-T30 surely has all the potential to continue this success story.

You can now pre-order the Fujifilm X-T30 with any Fujinon F/2 prime and save $300! This means the XF23mmF2 would cost you $149, the XF35mmF2 $99 and the XF50mmF2 $149! The deal expires at Fujifilm X-T30 release on March 20.

FUJIFILM X-T30 and XF 16mmF2.8 Launch LIVE BLOGGING and Fujifilm X-T3, X-T100, X-A5, Camera Remote 4.0 Updates

Fujifilm X-T30 and XF 16mm f/2.8 Live Blog

Pre-order Options

Fujifilm X-T30: BHphoto / Adorama / AmazonUS / FocusCamera
Fujinon XF16mm f/2.8: BHphoto / Adorama / AmazonUS / FocusCamera
Fujifilm Finepix XP140: BHphoto / Adorama / AmazonUS

Official Fujifilm Info

Fujifilm X-T30

Fujinon XF16mm f/2.8

Community

First Look Reviews

Fujifilm X-T30

Fujinon XF16mm f/2.8

  • keithwee – Review of the Fujifilm Fujion XF16mm f/2.8 – 5 reasons for the essential wide lens
  • jonasraskphotography – Compact Impact – Fujinon XF16mm f/2.8 review
  • ephotozine – XF16mmF2.8 samples
  • dpreview – samples gallery

Firmware / Software News

All Video Reviews

** CLICK HERE to Read the Rest of the Article **

Fujifilm Releases “FUJINON LENS XF16mmF2.8 R WR”

Fujifilm releases “FUJINON LENS XF16mmF2.8 R WR”

– Compact lens with fast AF performance, weighing just 155g, for casual snapshots and landscape photography
– Exceptional image sharpness, dust and weather resistant, and capability of operating at temperatures as low as -10°C
– Wide-angle lens in the Compact Prime series of interchangeable lenses for the X Series

*** Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8 Live Blogging Coverage ***

Fujifilm X-T30

Fujinon XF16mm f/2.8

Press Release

** CLICK HERE to Read the Rest of the Article **

LEAKED: First Images of Fujifilm X-T30 Dark Gray and Hands On Images of XF 16mm F2.8, XF 16-80mm F4 and GF 50mm F3.5

Fujifilm X-T30 Leak

The Fujifilm X-T30, to be announced on February 14 along with the Fujinon XF16mm f/2.8, will come not only in the traditional black and silver, but also in a Fujifilm X-Pro2 graphite alike color. You can see the first images here on FujiRumors as well some images of the upcoming XF 16mm f/2.8, XF 16-80mm f/4 and GF 50mm f/3.5 shared by dpreview.

Personally I was never really a super fan of the Fujifilm X-T30 design, but I must say this new color raises its “sexiness” quite a bit.

There will be a huge live blogging on February 14 (bigger than you think ;) ), so stay tuned on FujiRumors and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, RSS-feed and Twitter.

Stay tuned on FujiRumors via Facebook, Instagram, RSS-feed and Twitter

X-T Rumors, News and Community

Fujinon X-T30 Images and Upcoming Lens Images

Fujinon Lens Deals

Prime Lenses

Zoom Lenses

Camera Deals

Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8 Annoucement February 14 and First Fujifilm X-T30 Real Life Image

Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8

Here on FujiRumors we already told you over a month ago ago, that the FujinonXF 16mm f/2.8 will ship in the first quarter of 2019.

According to our sources, the announcement will happen on February 14, hence on the same day of the Fujifilm X-T30 launch.

Of course it’s our pleasure to guide you through the launch party in a unique live blogging on FujiRumors :).

Oh, and btw, down below you can see the first image of the Fujifilm X-T30 in real life (the silver version).

Follow FujiRumors on Facebook, Instagram, RSS-feed and Twitter

Our Owners Groups

Our Facebook Pages

Fujinon XF 10-24mmF4 vs XF 8-16mmF2.8 (rated F2.8 but more Likely T3.5), XF35/1.4 vs XF35/2 – Fujinon XF Lens Review Roundup

Fujinon XF Lens Roundup

Fujifilm is currently running huge deals on some XF lenses (full list below).

So I have collected a bunch of Fujinon XF lens reviews to maybe help you out to make your decision if to grab one of the discounted lenses or not.

But before we go to the reviews, here is the list of official Fujifilm deals.

Prime Lenses

Zoom Lenses

Camera Deals

Fujinon XF 8-16mm f/2.8 Reviews

** CLICK HERE to Read the Rest of the Article **