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Fujifilm Rumor Timeline 2018/2019 – The Complete Overview on Upcoming FUJIFILM Cameras and Lenses


2018/2019 Fujifilm Rumor Timeline

Confused by all the rumors? Then let’s put some order into the big buzz :)

So first I’ll give you an accurate timeline and then, down below, the detailed rumors with reliabily rating and working link to every single rumor.

Also consider…. we are working on Fujifilm X-Pro3, X200 and all other rumors, but we will share only once we have something more reliable in our hands. Hence, don’t panic if you don’t see your dream camera listed below. It does not necessarily mean it won’t come, but only that for now we have no solid rumor about it share.

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X and GFX Cameras coming 2018/2019

Fujifilm XF10

  • Announcement July 19, 2018
  • X70 form factor
  • Bayer Sensor
  • no flippy screen

Fujifilm X-T3

  • Announcement at or before photokina 2018 (end of September)
  • 26MP X-Trans sensor
  • maybe stacked sensor (still do be confirmed by trusted sources, so grain of salt)
  • new processor
  • no IBIS
  • shipping October/November
  • touch screen
  • better battery performance (probably by keeping same battery, since Fujifilm registered a new battery charger for NP-W126s batteries, as reported here)
  • bluetooth version 4.2 (according to registrations)

Fujifilm GFX 50R

  • Announcement at photokina 2018 (end of September) or shortly before
  • 50MP Bayer sensor
  • rangefinder-like medium format mirrorless interchangeable lens camera
  • X-Pro version of GFX 50S
  • no final price set at this point, but significantly more affordable than GFX 50S
  • radio parts like Fujifilm X-H1 and X-E3

Fujifilm GFX 100S

  • 100 Megapixel BSI IMX461 sensor
  • Sensor already used by Phase One here
  • More expensive than Fujifilm GFX 50S. Price not final, but could be about as much as Hasselbald X1D
  • Available in 2019

XF and GF Lenses Coming 2018/2019

Fujinon X mount Lenses

XF200mm F2

  • Announcement in July
  • priced around $6,000 with new 1.4x teleconverter
  • requires new teleconverters. Fujifilm will release the new 1.4x TC first
  • Beige / white-silver color
  • Filter Size 105mm
  • no Drop-In Filter
  • New Anti-Reflection Coating

Fujnon XF 8-16mm F2.8

  • Annoncement in July
  • New Improved Flare Control

New XF lens Roadmap

  • to be announced in July

Fujinon G mount lneses

GF 100-200mm F4.5-5.6

  • Announcement in 2018

Fujinon GF 35mm F2.8

  • Announcement in 2018

Tilt Shift lens

  • Announcement in 2018/2019

GF 20-36mm F3.5-4.5

GF 80mm F1.4

How Reliable are the Rumors?

* 75% to 99% correct

shared in 2018

  • Fujifilm X-T3: New X-Trans Sensor Less than 30 MP, Announcement Around Photokina 2018, New X Processor Pro, Shipping October/November (shared January 16)
  • Fujinon XF200mm F2 OIS WR Will Be “White/Light Grey” for Better Image Quality (shared March 19)
  • Fujifilm GFX: GF 100-200, GF 35mmF2.8 and GF 20-36mm Rumors (shared April 3)
  • Fujifilm GFX 50R Confirmed at Photokina in September 2018 (shared April 6)
  • Fujifilm XF10 is Coming and it’s NOT the X70 Successor. No Selfie Screen, No X-Trans, No Party! (shared May 29)
  • Fujinon XF200mm F2: Filter Size 105mm (no Drop-In Filter), Beige Color & Recap (shared July 2)
  • Fujifilm XF10 Announcement July 19 (shared July 5)
  • Fujinon XF 8-16mm F2.8 and XF 200mm F2 Announcement in July (shared July 7)
  • New Fujifilm Lens Roadmap to be Announced in July (shared July 10)

shared in 2017

*50% to 74% correct

shared in 2018

  • Fujifilm X-T3 Will NOT Have In Body Image Stabilization (IBIS) (shared January 24)
  • Fujinon XF200mmF2 will Cost around $6,000 (shared February 6)
  • Fujinon XF200mmF2 Coming Bundled with New 1.4x Teleconverter for around $6,000 and New Anti-Reflection Coating (shared March 22)
  • Fujinon XF 8-16mm F2.8 with New Improved Flare Control (shared April 28)
  • Fujifilm GFX 50R Announcement NOT in July / August, but Photokina (or shortly before). No Price Set at this Stage (shared May 11)
  • Fujinon GF Rumored Lens Roadmap Update: Tilt Shift Lens, GF20-35mm, GF 80mmF1.4 (not in 2018) & More (shared May 31)
  • Fujifilm X-T3: Better Battery Performance and Touch Screen (shared June 5)

shared in 2017

  • Fujinon XF 33mm F1.0 No Longer on Fujifilm’s Internal Roadmap … GAME OVER for Fuji’s Super Fast Lens? (shared January 30)
  • Fujifilm Plans 10/15 lenses for GFX in the Next 5 Years (shared December 4)

*25% to 49% correct

shared in 2018

  • Internal Fujifilm Document Predicts 50% Market Share Decrease for Canon and Nikon Within 2021 (shared May 4)

shared in 2017

  • Fujinon XF33mm F1.0… there is (a Tiny Bit) Hope Again for the “Full Frame Killer” (shared September 5)
  • Fujifilm Plans Fujinon XF 18mm F2 Mark II Lens (shared February 9)
  • Fujinon XF 8-16mm F2.8 WR will Be The Next X-mount Lens Launched after the XF80mm Macro – Source Right in the Past (shared January 25)
  • Fujinon GF 80mm F1.4 for Fujifilm GFX (shared June 29)
  • Fujinon XF 8-16mm F2.8 Available Mid 2018 (shared September 15)
  • Fujiflm GFX100S with IBIS, Release in 2019 and Expected Price About as Much as Hasselbald X1D (shared December 2)

*1% to 24% correct

shared in 2018

  • no rumors so far

shared in 2017