Buying the X-T4 - but which kit lens

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astonehouse Regular Member • Posts: 301
Re: Buying the X-T4 - but which kit lens

Jimmmy wrote:

Noticed it is made in the Philippines, not Japan -- not sure whether that is a factor or concern, or I just did not get a wonderful specimen. YMMV.

At one point I thought that made a difference but looking at Fuji's factory in the Philipines it looks very new and sophisticated. I have the 50mm and 23mm f2, the 23mm is an earlier version made in Japan, while the 50mm is a newer version and it's made in the Philippines. The 50mm has a nicer finish, feels better put together, and gives much sharper results. I think the Philipines is one of the better Fuji factories.

 astonehouse's gear list:astonehouse's gear list
Fujifilm X-T4 Fujifilm XF 23mm F1.4 R Fujifilm XF 16mm F1.4 R WR Fujifilm 50mm F2 R WR Fujifilm 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ +1 more
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