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Fujinon XF16-80mmF4 Fully Extended, Fujifilm GFX100 Controls, XF 33mmF1.0 vs XF 35mmF1.4 Size Comparison and More

CP+ 2019 Live Coverage

The CP+ 2019 live coverage continues. We have already covered:

Today we have:

  • close up shots of the Fujifilm GFX100
  • Fujifilm GFX50R + GF50mmF3.5 combo
  • images of the XF16-80mmF4 fully extended
  • images of the Fujinon XF33mmF1.0

That GFX50R with GF50mmF3.5 is a serious GAS trigger for me ;).

All the images shared below (and more) can be found at the Japanese sites dc.watch and sankei.

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Fujifilm X-H1 with XF 33mm f/1.0 vs Panasonic S1 with Lumix S PRO 50mm f/1.4 Size Comparison

Fujinon XF 33mm f/1.0

Today I was curious to know how the Fujifilm X-H1 with Fujinon XF33mm f/1.0 would compare in terms of size to the brand new full frame Panasonic S1 with Lumix S PRO 50mm f/1.4.

So I grabbed one of the real life pictures of the XF33mm f/1.0 I took at Photokina 2018 and made an approximate comparison.

If the final production XF 33mmF1.0 will have the same size of the mock-up I have seen at Photokina, then the Fujinon XF33mm f/1.0 will be smaller than the Lumix S PRO 50mm f/1.4.

Let’s hope it will also be cheaper, since the Panasonic Lumix S PRO 50mm f/1.4 comes with a hefty price tag.

When it comes to camera bodies, the Panasonic S1 is noticeably bigger than the Fujifilm X-T3, X-H1 and also other full frame cameras like the Sony A7III.

My guess is that the bigger body is needed for proper heat dissipation to allow 4K/60 and avoid overheating. This is probably also the reason why no Sony A7 camera currently offers 4K60p.

But despite the larger body, the Panasonic has still to do compromises in terms of 4K/60P compared for example to the Fujifilm X-T3.

  • Fujifilm X-T3: 4K/60 with only 1.18x crop without line skipping
  • Panasonic S1: 4K/60 with 1.5x crop (basically APS-C size)
  • Panasonic S1R: 4K/60 with line skipping

In our article about the several advantages of APS-C sensors over full frame, we explained how smaller sensors are faster to read out, hence generate less heat and allow for features like the blackout less EVF at 30fps continuous shooting, and, in this case, a better 4K/60 readout.

The Fujifilm X-H1 has no 4K/60, but this is a limitation that comes from the older and slower X Processor Pro.

So, every sensor size has its advantages. It’s now up to Fujifilm to fully take advantage of them. And I expect especially the Fujifilm X-H2 to raise new standards and be a clear step ahead of the competition.

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Fujinon XF 33mm F1.0 vs XF 35mm F1.4 vs XF 35mm F2 – SIZE COMPARISON

Fujinon XF33mmF1.0 vs XF35mmF1.4 vs XF35mmF2

As you know, I have been to photokina 2018, and I also have delivered you the worldwide first real life images of the XF33mmF1.0, XF16mmF2.8 and XF16-80mmF4 lenses, as well as a side by side comparison of the 3 new lenses on Fuji’s roadmap.

However, I keep up getting questions about how big the XF 33mm F1.0 is, compared to its little brothers, the XF 35mm F1.4 and XF 35mm F2 WR.

So based on the images I took and what I have seen with my own eyes at the Photokina Fujifilm booth, I try to give you a visual representation of how Fuji’s 50mm equivalent trinity compares side by side mounted on a Fujifilm X-T3.

Of course this can’t be super-accurate, and I’d say it’s 85+% close to perfection. However, the Fujinon XF 33mm F1.0 will hit the market in 2020, and until there, the final size can change.

In an earlier post on FujiRumors, we launched a huge poll, asking you guys if you consider the Fujinon XF33mmF1.0 is too big for you. 7,500 people voted already, and you can check the results here.

We also launched XF33mmF1.0 feature polls in the past, that you can check out here.

And speaking of 35mm lenses…

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Top 10 Fujifilm Polls in 2019: Which Old Lens Refresh, 33mmF1.0 vs 50mmF1.0, your 2020 Camera and Lens Dreams and More

Top of the Polls

I thought we could take a look back at 2019, and see which ones where the top 10 polls you guys voted and commented most.

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Top 10 Polls 2019

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New Viltrox 33mm f/1.4 and 56mm f/1.4 Images

Viltrox

Recently Viltrox disclosed the official price in Chinese Yuan of the Viltrox 33mm f/1.4… and it’s a very aggressive one!

Now we have new images of the Viltrox 33mmm f/1.4 and Viltrox 56mm f/1.4 mounted on the Fujifilm X-T3. You can see them below.

The lenses were originally scheduled for release in 2019, but as we reported here, there will be a delay surely for the 33 and 56. The only lens that could still make it for 2019, is the Viltrox 23mm f/1.4, but there is a big “maybe” here.

The latest specs and images about all three upcoming Viltrox lenses can be found in this article.

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Viltrox 33mm f/1.4 Price Officially Disclosed

Viltrox has now disclosed the official price in Chinese Yuan of the Viltrox 33mm f/1.4.

The lens will cost 1,799 Yuan, which converted means USD 255.

This confirms the price tag of $250 given back in September.

As FujiRumors reported here, the release for the Viltrox 33mm f/1.4 and 56mm f/1.4 has been postponed to next year.

The only lens that could still make it for 2019, is the Viltrox 23mm f/1.4.

The latest specs and images about all three upcoming Viltrox lenses can be found in this article.

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New Viltrox Product Images

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Viltrox 33mm f/1.4 and 56mm f/1.4 launch Postponed to Next Year

Viltrox Fujifilm

Back in September, Viltrox released specs and price for the new Viltrox 23mm f/1.4, 33mm f/1.4 and 56mm f/1.4.

They also said that the release of all three lenses was scheduled for December 2019.

However, I have been told (thanks) about a delay for the Viltrox 33mm f/1.4 and 56mm f/1.4.

Only the Viltrox 23mm f/1.4 could “maybe” still make it in time for December… take note of that “maybe”.

The latest specs and images about all three upcoming Viltrox lenses can be found in this article.

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Additional Specs: Viltrox 23mm f/1.4, 33mm f/1.4 and 56mm f/1.4 Autofocus Lenses

The only Viltrox lens for Fujifilm until now

Viltrox

A FR-reader shared with FujiRumors some flyers about the upcoming Viltrox lenses:

  • Viltrox 23mm f/1.4
  • Viltrox 33mm f/1.4
  • Viltrox 56mm f/1.4

Viltrox 23, 33 and 56 hands on images!

The flyers give a few more details to the ones already shared in this article as well as some correction (for example a slight weight increase in some cases and lens elements design changes for the 23mm f/1.4).

In the meantime, the Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 autofocus lens for Fujifilm X is a best seller and so far the feedback is definitely very positive. It’s not a Fujinon, but it’s also so much cheaper, that you definitely get great performance for little price.

Down below all the new details about the upcoming lenses.

And…

Viltrox 23mm f/1.4 specs

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New Fujinon XF 50mm f/1.0 Hands-On Images and Accurate Size Comparison with XF 33/1.0, 56/1.2, 50/2, 90/2, 16-55/2.8

Fujinon XF 50mm f/1.0

As you know, Fujifilm canceled the Fujinon XF33mm f/1.0 in favor of the Fujinon XF 50mm f/1.0. As Fujifilm explained at the Fujifilm X Summit, the change was necessary in order to save size, weight (and I’ll add also price).

FujiRumors already made an accurate size comparison between the XF 50mm f/1.0 and the XF56/1.2, XF50/2, XF90/2 and XF16-55/2.8 in this article.

Now new hands on images of the Fujinon XF 50mm f/1.0 appeared on weibo via camerabeta, and you can see them all down below.

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Is it a good Idea to change from XF33mmf/1.0 to XF50mmf/1.0 to save size and weigth?

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Fujifilm X-Pro3 Love & Hate, Fujinon XF50mm F1.0 for XF33mm F1.0, New Lens Roadmaps in 2019 and More Top September Articles

September was a massive month for FujiRumors, with lots of rumors and the X-Pro3 development announcement.

So, never like this month, a summary of the most read articles is needed.

Down below are the top ten September articles you should not have missed!

  1. LEAKED: This is the FUJIFILM X-Pro3 – Dual Screen and Button Layout
  2. Fujifilm X-Pro3 Development Announcement: Coming October 23, First Specs and Images
  3. Some LOVE the Fujifilm X-Pro3, and Here is Why!
  4. Fujifilm Manager Toshihisa Iida Interview: New Fujinon X and G Mount Lens Roadmap in 2019 and 5 to 6 New Lenses in 2020
  5. Fujifilm X Summit LIVE STREAM on FujiRumors Starts Now
  6. Exclusive: Fujifilm X-Pro3 Images Show Tone Curves and Clarity Adjustmenst
  7. All APS-C Shortcomings Exposed in this Image Roundup, and How I Couldn’t “Recover” my Wife – #photosfujicanttake
  8. Fujifilm X-Pro3 has No In Body Image Stabilization (IBIS)
  9. Fujinon XF 16-80mm F4 Review: It Performs Better than More Expensive Professional Lenses
  10. Fujifilm Scraps XF33mm f/1.0 in Favor of Smaller XF50mm f/1.0 – Do You Agree?

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