Fujifilm today unveiled the latest development roadmap of interchangeable lenses for the X Series that now includes the following MK Cinema lenses:
- Fujinon MK50-135mm T2.9
- Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9
The “MK” lenses are compatible with E-mount (lens mount format developed by SONY Corporation) cameras with the Super 35mm*/ APS-C sensor.
X Mount versions of the MK lenses (with focal lengths of 18-55mm and 50-135mm) used in the FUJIFILM X Series line of digital cameras (with APS-C sensors) are being developed for launch by the end of this year. Information about the X Mount lenses will be provided as soon as more details are confirmed.
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FUJIFILM UNVEILS THE LATEST DEVELOPMENT ROADMAP FOR X SERIES THAT NOW INCLUDES MK CINEMA LENSES
Valhalla, N.Y., February 22, 2017 –FUJIFILM North America Corporation today unveiled the latest development roadmap of interchangeable lenses for the X Series digital cameras. Since the introduction of the award-winning X Series line, Fujifilm has continued to develop the series by actively introducing new products and working to expand the lineup of FUJINON X Mount lenses to include a total of 24 lenses to date. The FUJIFILM X Series lineup has been praised by photographers for its advanced image quality and mobility.
New MK Series Cinema Lenses
In response to increased demand from photographers, the ‘emerging’ cinematographer and the professional video production field for high-definition video, including 4K video, Fujifilm is developing X Mount versions of the all-new MK Series of cinema camera lenses. This development will enable users to record video with X Series cameras, taking advantage of the excellent mobility and operability, as well as unique color-reproduction technology to capture premium-quality video in an amazing array of colors. The lenses will be available by the end of 2017.
Telephoto Prime Lens and Ultra-Wide Angle Zoom Lens for Still Images
Fujifilm has continued to expand its lineup of X Mount lenses to include a wide range of focal lengths, from wide angle to ultra-telephoto. To further expand, there are now plans to develop a telephoto prime lens and an ultra-wide angle zoom lens in response to the growing needs of professional photographers and photography enthusiasts.
Fujifilm will continue to expand the lineup of X Series digital cameras and lenses to meet the wide range of needs from still photography to video recording.
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