Fujinon XF35mm f/1.4 II Patent Spotted

Example 1 Example 2
Focal length 35.019 34.989
F value 1.45 1.45
Angle of view 44.0 44.2
BF 12.766 12.915

The first patents for the much-anticipated update to the Fujinon XF35mm f/1.4 R surfaced and a lot of Fujifilm fans should be excited. The XF35mm f/1.4 was the reason to buy into X Mount early and it looks like the updated lens will be a little larger and higher quality than the original. This update should be weather resistant and dustproof with faster internal AF moving 5 elements in 3 groups, but it likely won’t be super fast.

  • [Publication Number] Japanese Patent Application Laid-Open No. 2021-28708 (P2021-28708A)
  • [Publication date] February 25, 2021
  • Description: Imaging Lens and Imaging Device
  • [Application date] August 12, 2019
  • [Applicant]
    [Identification number] 306037311
    [Name or name] FUJIFILM Corporation
  • PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an image pickup lens having a short total length of a lens system, satisfactorily correcting various aberrations, and having high optical performance, and an image pickup apparatus provided with the image pickup lens.

Fujinon XF35mm f/1.4 R:
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