Fujifilm XF 16-80mm F4 R OIS WR User Reviews

Announced Jul 18, 2019 •
Zoom lens | Fujifilm X
Curtis80
 

In my daily life it's a tag sharp lens even at f4. It's almost glued to my xt3. I'm still used to take square pics because I have worked with 6x6 cm negatives for many years. In fact I only use the square part of my sensor. The centre of this lens is tag sharp and I hardly suffer from less sharper corners. I hope one day there will be sensors with a 24x24 mm construction. It surprises me that even Hasselblad doesn't have a 6x6 cm senor in their camera range. And yes, I know I live in the ...

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Got this in the kit with the X-T5. Love it so far, great images from it. Love the feel, the build quality, the smoothness of the dials. Only gripes for me so far are the aperture ring, wish the indents were just a bit more indented. I feel like I can move that ring with little effort. Also the size of the lens makes it so that as you hold it, your hand is literally touching some ring on it, be it the focus, zoom, or aperture ring. Not enough barrel to grip or hold on to. This is my first ...

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gorsebusch
 

I am very much an amateur with limited experience with different lenses.  Purchased this new to be my go-to lens for street and landscape photography.  It was not highly rated in respect to its image quality in reviews that I read when looking for a lens for that purpose, but gee whiz...good enough I thought, and not exactly a budget lens.  So in that regard I was not disappointed.  I thought it was pretty sharp over the entire image and focal range, quick and accurate to focus on my XT-2, ...

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Torgut
 

I couldn't be more happy with my 16-80, bought one year ago. Super quality for the price, not too heavy, amazing OIS, solid and rugged equipment. Optical quality is great too. Not saying it's the best in the market, but probably the best balance between all the factors: price, size, optical quality, versatility. Ideal for travel photography. Definitely 5/5. It would be 9 out of 10,

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I consider this lens a good trade from the combination of an XF 18-55 and XF 55-200. I chose it over the XF 18-135 for its slightly wider angle 16mm, constant f/4 maximum aperture, better handling and slightly better performance and character. I also find its center sharpness and focus roll-off better than my previous XF 18-55. Its AF is faster, and more accurate. The result is a greater percentage of keepers, and less juggling around between lenses outdoors in wind and blowing sand. Its ...

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I recently acquired a used copy of this lens. The lens is in great shape and came with caps and hood. Pros: (1) reasonable size for the range and f4; 72mm is a good and common size (2) solid and well built, weather resistant (3) OIS is always appreciated (4) fast and responsive autofocus (5) good match with X-S10 and its excellent grip (it's ...

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I also own the Nikon 16-80 as well as the venerable Zeiss/Sony 16-80 with its screw drive and I believe that this lens is slightly better than either of them, though not as fast as the Nikon at the wide end. The improved image quality may be because it's mirrorless and the other two aren't, because the most noticeable difference is at the edges, where mirrorless cameras have the advantage of a short flange distance and therefore less blur and chromatic distortion. It's a beautiful lens, very ...

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Compré la cámara X-T4 con este lente de kit y después de probar el lente lo vendí, por no tener la nitidez esperada. Después conseguí otro lente por 475€ (buen precio). Pensé que quizás seria una copia mejor, pero otra vez el lente no tenía la nitidez que yo esperaba, por eso devolví el lente. Era la distancia focal que yo busco, también está estabilizado y tiene un buen tamaño y peso. Me parece decepcionante que Fujifilm no fabrique un lente nítido de esquinas a centro. Esperaré a la versión II

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The 16-80mm zoom range covers a lot of use cases and it offers perfectly usable image quality throughout this range. This means I end up using a lot, if I just want to take one lens out with me and Im not trying to minimise weight/size this is the one. On my XT-30 it’s a lot more comfortable when I have a handgrip fitted to the camera, it’s a unbalanced without. With the handgrip, it pairs very well. F4 at 80 mm gives some surprisingly nice bokeh. The image stabilisation seems to work very ...

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I wanted an upgrade from my XT30 (better EVF wearing glasses, larger grip, articulated screen, weather resistance), and I was not enthusiastic about my 18-55 sample. So I've bought a [XT3 + 16-80] kit late 2019 for 1759 euros, VAT in, in Paris (so 1559 euros after Fuji's cashback) and sold my XT30 and 18-55 used. I have quickly posted a number of samples here https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/63356993 , starting with quick and dirty tests performed so as to decide if I exchange my kit for ...

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