Fujifilm GFX50R Discontinued, Zero Rumors About GFX50RII and Dreams About GFX100R

It’s over.

According to reports at digitalcameraworld, the Fujifilm GFX50R is now discontinued.

As a huge Fujifilm X-E line lover, the Fujifilm GFX50R would have been my most natural step into Fujifilm medium format.

However, as I don’t switch from X-Trans APS-C to Full Frame because the difference is negligible (and with lots of advantages on the APS-C side, too), I also thought that sure, going from 26 to 50 MP is OK, but at this point I prefer to go all-in and grab a 100 megapixel medium format Fujifilm GFX100S.

If there was a Fujifilm GFX100R, I’d have grabbed that one. But it looks like all I can do is to hope that one day in the future Fujifilm will give us either a Fujifilm GFX100R or an X-T styled GFX100 (as shown in these official Fujifilm prototypes).

But don’t get me wrong.

A camera with a PSAM dial, a dedicated custom settings dial and top LCD is stupidly easy and fast to operate. The total opposite of the original GFX100, which is the only Fujifilm camera I’ve ever hold in my hands where I thought “WTF, need to grab that owners manual“.

But I can’t really fall in love with cameras that are stupidly easy to use, I prefer those who are FUN to operate. Like my X-E or X-T cameras.

So, my wish for the GFX future are a GFX100R and GFX100T. But so far, I have absolutely zero rumors about it. And for the records, I have also zero rumors about a Fujifilm GFX50RII.

In any case, if you are also attracted by the rangefinder styled medium format Fujifilm cameras, then better grab yours now, as who knows for how long we will find the Fujifilm GFX50R in stock now that it is discontinued.

Good bye, Fujifilm GFX50R. I was one of the very first people to touch you, back then, at the photokina 2018, where I even illegally smuggled into the fair one day ahead of its official launch to meet you. May your heritage continue to live in the GFX lineup.

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Fujinon XF33mmF1.4 R LM WR ($799) vs XF35mmF1.4 R ($599) – My Thoughts and POLL

We already leaked the information that Fujifilm will release the Fujinon XF33mm R LM WR for $799.

Now, I expect this lens to be a fantastic performer: great build quality with weather sealing, fast and silent focus thanks to linear motor, nice features like the Aperture lock button and a fantastic optical performance.

But here is the thing: can it dethrone the little magical Fujinon XF35mm f/1.4 R from the X shooters heart?

I ask, because personally I am in love with the XF35mmF1.4. I use it a lot to take picutres of my son and it is always with me on travels.

Sure, the focus is rather noisy and not the fastest, but in my experience build quality is solid. I mean, I once had to jump with all my gear into the Mekong river to save my life, and all my gear died, expect for the XF35mmF1.4 (I told the story and where/why it happened here).

And looking at the customers reviews of the Fujinon XF35mmF1.4, I can safely say I am not alone to love this lens:

Now, I know it’s early to launch survey, given that the Fujinon XF33mm f/1.4 R LM WR has not yet been announced.

However, we can expect it to be a stellar optical performer with fast autofocus and great build quality. And most importantly, we have the price: $799.

So my curiosity today is: are you interested to get the Fujinon XF33mm f/1.4?

Personally, I see both lenses as complementing each other. I have the XF35mm f/1.4 and love it. It’s more affordable, it’s nice compact, it has character. However, if I was a working Pro, I’d probably also get the XF33mm f/1.4 for faster autofocus and clinically good image quality. So, the 33/1.4 for my job, the 35/1.4 for my pleasure and free time.

But how do you guys see this? Feel free to vote the survey down below.

For people who do NOT Own the XF35mm f/1.4, which lens would you buy?

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LEAKED: Fujinon XF 33mm f/1.4 Price and Additional Specs

In the past few months and weeks (first rumor in March 2021), FujiRumors has leaked several specs about the Fujinon XF33mm f/1.4 R LM WR:

  • Fujinon XF33mm f/1.4 R LM WR
  • weather sealed
  • linear motor
  • announcement September 2

Today we can add a few more tidbits, including the price:

And finally the price:

  • $799

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Fujinon XF33mmF1.4 and XF23mmF1.4 II Coming with Linear Autofocus Motor and Weather Sealing on September 2

The Fujinon XF33mm f/1.4 and the Fujinon XF 23mm f/1.4 II will be announced on September 2.

Today we can tell you that both these lenses will have weather sealing as well as linear motor autofocus.

As explained by Fuji Guy Billy in this article, Fujifilm uses four different type of motors in their lenses:

  • stepping motors
  • linear motors
  • DC coreless motors
  • ultrasonic type of motors

Each motor has its Pros and Cons and you can read about it here.

Linear motors are certainly not the smallest, but they have two wonderful characteristics: they are fast and silent.

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EXCLUSIVE: Fujinon XF33mm f/1.4 to be Announced on September 2

Our sources contacted me and informed me that also the Fujinon XF33mm f/1.4 will be announced on September 2.

September 2 is going to be a fantastic day for Fujifilm shooters, don’t miss out on the Fujifilm X Summit party here on FujiRumors!

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