Samyang AF 12mm F2 X ePhotozine Review: Excellent Performance at an Excellent Price!


The brand new Samyang 12mm f/2.0 autofocus lens for Fujifilm X is in stock since a few weeks now.

So how does it perform?

ePhotozine tested the lens and is extremely happy with it. Here are their Pros and Cons:


  • Outstanding central sharpness
  • Low central CA
  • Fast and virtually silent AF
  • Weather sealing
  • Close focus
  • Well-controlled distortion
  • Modest vignetting
  • Excellent price


  • Some edge CA
  • No OIS

You can read the full review here.

NewThird Party Fujifilm X Autofocus Lenses Group


Happy New Year 2022 and Thanks to…


thanks to for the image

I wish all FR-readers a happy New Year 2022 and would like to say a few thanks to:

🖤 to our amazing sources, who are always helping me to find the right track in the thick rumor jungle
🖤 to all those, who supported me by using affiliate links or clicking on google banners. It’s really as simple as that: without your help, this blog would have to close tomorrow morning
🖤 to all those FR-readers, who shared Fujifilm news with me, commented kindly, criticized my work constructively, voted a survey, shared an article on social media or simply stopped by to read this blog



Viltrox 13mm f/1.4 Pre-Orders Available Now


You can now pre-order the upcoming Viltrox 13mm f/1.4 for Fujifilm X Mount at Pergear here. The official announcement will take place on January 3rd.

We have already covered reviews about this lens here and here.

We Got You Covered!


These are the Top 10 Articles on FujiRumors in 2021 (Spoiler: Fujifilm X-H2 Wins ;) )


What You Did and How I’ve Tried to Honor it!

Let’s start by highlighting what you did in 2021 for FujiRumors:

  • about 50,000 comments on FR-articles (about 130 comments a day)
  • 151,680 votes in our polls

Your massive participation is the reason why Fujifilm reads us with greatest care, as proven multiple times such as here, here and here.

I did try to honor your massive participation by working as hard as I could, with the added challenge that this year I became father, which made working consistently on FujiRumors not always the easiest thing.

But I did try hard, and here are some numbers. You judge if that’s good enough to deserve your time and trust.

  • 867 blog posts written in 2020 (average of 2.37 articles every single day of the year – weekends and “holidays” included)
  • 83 rumors shared
  • 92,8% correct rumors (rumor check here – but quite frankly, it’s more a 99% accuracy. I explained why in this article)
  • about 18 messages written every day to those of you who contacted via, Facebook and Twitter and Instagram Direct
  • 560+ replied comments in the various FujiRumors articles
  • 100% Free ;)

Phew!! :)

Most Read Article

Most Read Non Rumor Article

Most Read Guest Posts

  1. Fujifilm Instax Wide Printer Concept – Note: Fujifilm listen to us and gave us the Instax Link Wide Printer (which also I ordered and I have received now)
  2. The GFX 50 Series is an ISO-less Classic
  3. The Perfect Exposure

Day with most Contacts

January 27 with the following articles (all this just a few hours after my son was born!):

  1. Does Fujifilm Need Full Frame? Fujifilm GFX100S vs Sony A1 vs Canon R5 vs Nikon Z7II Specs Comparison
  2. LIVE BLOG Starts NOW: Fujifilm GFX100S, GF80/1.7, X-E4, XF70-300, XF27/2.8II
  3. Fujifilm X Summit WATCH LIVE – NOW on FujiRumors! – GFX100S, GF80/1.7, X-E4, XF70-300, XF27MKII
  4. Fujifilm GFX100S has 16 Bit RAW and GF80mmF1.7 costs $2,299… or Setting Wrong Rumors Right (not Mine)
  5. “Just Leak it!” or the True Story of the Fujirumors GFX100S Leaks ;)
  6. New Firmware Updates for X100V, X-T30, and X-Pro3 Announced
  7. Fujifilm launches mirrorless digital camera “FUJIFILM GFX100S”
  8. Fujifilm launches FUJINON Lens GF80mmF1.7 R WR
  9. Fujifilm launches mirrorless digital camera “FUJIFILM X-E4”
  10. Fujifilm launches “FUJINON XF70-300mmF4-5.6 R LM OIS WR”
  11. Fujifilm launches FUJINON Lens XF27mmF2.8 R WR

Most Clicked…

Top 10 Articles of 2021

  1. BREAKING: Fujifilm X-H2 Will Come in 2022 and be Worth the Wait
  2. What We Expect to See from Fujifilm in 2021… and What Not!
  3. Fujinon X Mount Roadmap 2021/2022 Updated with Latest Rumored Lenses
  4. Fujifilm Releases Firmware Updates for GFX100/S (Blackmagic RAW), GFX50S/R, X-T4, X-T3, X-H1, X-Pro3, X100V, X-E4, X-T30
  5. Fujifilm X-E4 Leaked: Images, Price and Press Release
  6. While Sigma Sleeps, Tamron Confirms Three More Fujifilm X Mount Lenses Coming Next (11-20mmF2.8, 17-70mmF2.8 and ?)
  7. BREAKING: No More Fujifilm X Series Camera Coming in 2021
  8. BREAKING: Fujifilm X-H2 with 26 Megapixel coming 2022 (and Now the Big Question is…)
  9. Fujifilm Product Timeline 2021/2022: About X-H2, GFX50SII, XF150-600 and More (And What Will NOT Come)
  10. The Error Fujifilm is Doing (and Sony Not)

Fujifilm X-H2 Rumors Recap

Since apparently the topic of most interest also for 2022 is the Fujifilm X-H2, here is a recap of rumors we have shared so far in 2021.

And 2022…

… will be a whole lot of fun, trust me… just follow FR if you want to know more ;).

Social Media Boom

Our social media and pages have reached new heights compared to 2020.

And also our facebook groups grew massively compared to 2020.


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