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Fujifilm Introduces the X-A5 camera and the XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens

· 31.January.2018

Fujifilm has just announced that it will launch the new Fujifilm X-A5 mirrorless camera and their smallest and lightest (135g) zoom lens for X Series cameras: Fujinon XC15-45mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS PZ.

 

X-A5

According to Fujifilm, the new X-A5 mirrorless camera will be “sporting a retro and stylish design, it offers a host of features including a 180 degree tilting rear LCD screen, the latest built-in Bluetooth technology for easy and quick image transfer and an extended battery life, with up to 450 frames possible per charge. In addition, when combined with the new collapsible Fujinon XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ, the X-A5 weighs just 496g, making it the lightest camera-zoom kit lens combination in the X Series. It boasts a powerful 24.2MP APS-C sensor equipped with a phase detection autofocus system, and a newly developed image processing engine that offers a processing speed 1.5 times faster than previous models. Combined with Fujifilm’s renowned outstanding image quality with the company’s proprietary color reproduction technology, the X-A5 is compact, stylish and portable making it the ideal companion for everyday photography.”

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XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ

This new lens will be released in March 2018 and according to Fujifilm, it “will complement the existing lineup of interchangeable lenses for Fujifilm’s ‘X Series’, which provides outstanding photographic image quality with its own color reproduction technology. This new lens covers the frequently used focal length from a wide angle 23mm to a medium telephoto 69mm on a 35mm format, and is the smallest and most lightweight interchangeable zoom lens compatible with the X series. By combining this lens with a Fujifilm compact and lightweight mirrorless digital camera, you can enjoy excellent portability and comfortable shooting.

The Fujinon XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens achieves high-resolution images while maintaining a compact size 44.2mm and a light weight of 135g. The optical design incorporates 10 lenses in 9 groups, including three aspherical lenses and two ED lenses. It covers a focal length from a wide angle 23mm to a medium telephoto 69mm on a 35mm format which makes it an ideal lens for both landscape photography and portrait photography. At the widest available angle setting 23mm on a 35mm format, it is possible to take photographs of subjects as close as 5cm from the end of the lens, perfect for photographing food and small accessories. With the XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ, you will be able to shoot a wide variety of scenes.
The image stabilization function supports handheld photography in low light environments. A stepping motor is used to control changes in focus position which produces quick and quiet autofocus operation. The lens is available in two colors, silver or black. You can select a color that best matches your camera.”

Click here to read the official Fujifilm XC15-45 press release >>>