Is the new 10-24mmF4 R IOS RW worth 44% more than the old?

Started 3 months ago | Questions thread
Pennyfan
Pennyfan Contributing Member • Posts: 583
Re: Is the new 10-24mmF4 R IOS RW worth 44% more than the old?

pgarth wrote:

In Australia, I can buy the old 10-24mmF4 R IOS for $1111. The new XF10-24mmF4 R OIS WR can be pre ordered for $1599, an extra $488 or 44% more. Just about every review I have read of the old 10-24mm IOS R have all drawn attention to the fact this lens doesn't have weather resistance, no marked aperture scale on the aperture ring, and no lock the to stop accidentally changing the selected f stop. It also give 1 stop better IOS.

As I have never used the old lens, I would be interested to know if you believe the $488 premium to be worth it in the long run?

I think the increased features worth, but prob not pre-order price. Wait for half a year or so for the next flash sale / Fuji rebate.

 Pennyfan's gear list:Pennyfan's gear list
Fujifilm X-T3 Fujifilm X-Pro3 Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R Fujifilm 16-55mm F2.8R LM WR Venus Laowa 9mm F2.8 +4 more
Post (hide subjects) Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow