Fujifilm XC 50-230mm f/4.5-6.7 OIS II Lens

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Fujifilm XC 50-230mm f/4.5-6.7 OIS II Lens

Covering short- to medium-telephoto focal lengths, the XC 50-230mm f/4.5-6.7 OIS II from FUJIFILM is a 76-350mm-equivalent zoom suitable for working with a range of distance subjects, from portraits to sports. Its optical design includes one aspherical element and one extra-low dispersion element, which help to reduce a variety of aberrations in order to produce a high degree of sharpness, clarity, and color accuracy. A Super EBC coating has also been applied to individual elements to control flare and ghosting for increased contrast when working in strong lighting conditions. Complementing the optical design is a 3.5 stop-effective image stabilization system, which minimizes the appearance of camera shake to benefit shooting handheld. Additionally, a stepping AF motor provides fast and quiet focusing performance and a rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.

  • Telephoto zoom is designed for FUJIFILM X-mount mirrorless cameras and provides a 76-350mm equivalent focal length range.

  • One extra-low dispersion element is used to reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to produce high clarity and color fidelity throughout the zoom range.

  • One aspherical element controls distortion and spherical aberrations, which helps to improve sharpness and realize more accurate rendering.

  • Super EBC coating has been applied to individual elements to reduce lens flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions.

  • Stepping motor affords fast and quiet autofocus performance that benefits both stills and video applications.

  • Optical image stabilization minimizes the appearance of camera shake by 3.5 stops to better enable handheld shooting with slower shutter speeds.

  • Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing out-of-focus quality to benefit the use of selective focus and shallow depth of field techniques.

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Specifications
Primary specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size APS-C / DX
Focal length 50–230 mm
Image stabilization Yes
Lens mount Fujifilm X
Aperture
Maximum aperture F4.5–6.7
Minimum aperture F22
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 7
Aperture notes Rounded diaphragm
Optics
Elements 13
Groups 10
Special elements / coatings 1 aspherical lens, 1 ED glass element
Focus
Minimum focus 1.10 m (43.31)
Maximum magnification 0.2×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Stepper motor
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Physical
Diameter 70 mm (2.74)
Length 111 mm (4.37)
Materials Composite
Colour Silver
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Power zoom No
Filter thread 58 mm
Tripod collar No
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Fujifilm XC 50-230mm f/4.5-6.7 OIS II Lens Reviewed by Gene Wright on . Rating: 5