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Fujifilm Announces GF 50mm Prime Lens Share This on LinkedIn   Tweet This   Forward This

18 July 2019

Fujifilm has announced the weather-sealed, pancake GF 50mm f3.5 R LM WR lens weighing 11.8 oz. and featuring a f3.5 aperture. The 50mm prime lens is the tenth GF lens in the lineup.

The compact medium format G-mount lens is the equivalent of 40mm in 35mm format. The linear AF motor achieves especially quick and quiet focusing performance suited in both still and video applications.


Highlights of the new prime include:

  • Fujifilm G Mount
  • 40mm 35mm equivalent
  • Aperture range: f3.5 to f32
  • One aspherical element


Specifications for the 50mm lens include:

Mount Fujifilm G-Mount
Focal Length 50mm (40mm 35mm equivalent)
Aperture f3.5 to f32
9 rounded diaphragm blades
Angle of View 57.4°
Minimum Focus 1.8 feet
Magnification 0.1x
Optical Design 9 elements in 6 groups
One aspepherical element
Autofocus Yes
Image Stabilization No
Filter Thread 62mm
Dimensions 3.31 x 1.89 inches
Weight 11.82 oz.


Fujifilm said the GF 50mm f3.5 will be available Sept. 26 for $999.95. Adorama and B&H are both now accepting pre-orders.

Fujifilm Introduces GF 50mm f3.5 R LM WR Lens, Expanding Available Lens Options for GFX Series Mirrorless Cameras

VALHALLA, N.Y. -- The Electronic Imaging Division of Fujifilm North America Corp. has announced the release of its Fujinon GF50mmF3.5 R LM WR lens, the smallest and the lightest (11.8 oz./335g) GF lens to date, featuring a maximum aperture of 3.5 and focal length of 50mm (equivalent to 40mm in the 35mm film format). When attached to a Fujifilm GFX 50R digital camera, the combined weight is only 39.2 ounces (1,110g), making it easily portable and an ideal choice for street and landscape photography.

Lenses in the GF family deliver astonishing image resolution and rich tonal reproduction, made possible by the outstanding optical design and production technology Fujifilm Corp. developed to process lens surfaces at sub-micron level precision. The GF lenses bring out the full potential of the Fujifilm GFX 50S and GFX 50R mirrorless digital cameras and they fully support the 100-megapixel image sensor of the recently launched GFX 100. Coupled with Fujifilm's unique color reproduction technology, these lenses deliver world-class image quality.

The GF50mmF3.5 R LM WR's weather-sealed construction makes it dust and weather resistant and capable of operating in temperatures down to 14°F (-10°C), allowing shooting even in challenging conditions while maintaining optimum reliability.

The addition of the GF50mmF3.5 R LM WR expands the lineup of GF lenses to 10 lenses. Complemented with various accessories, Fujifilm offers broad shooting coverage to deliver the joy of taking photographs with the GFX Series of cameras.

Some of the main features of the new lens:

Engineered to provide incredible image quality

GFX System Cameras produce images with incredibly high resolution. This requires lenses to be precisely engineered so that they can properly resolve any image with clarity and detail. GF50mmF3.5 R LM WR consists of 9 elements in 6 groups and includes one aspherical lens element to minimize spherical aberration and barrel distortion. Crafted to produce sharp images, rich tones and very little focus breathing, this lens is great for either still or motion capture.

Lightweight and versatile for any shooting situation

Weighing in at just 11.82oz, GF50mmF3.5 R LM WR weighs less than a can of your favorite soft drink, making it the perfect companion to bring along with you for your next street photography expedition. You might just want to bring that beverage along with you since this lens is so portable.

Be ready for unpredictability with quick, responsive and near-silent autofocus.

Having fast and quiet autofocus is critical when you're roaming the streets looking to capture that perfect image. With a linear motor moving the focusing element quickly and precisely into place, this lens will be your go-to tool for reliability, speed and sharpness.

Weather resistant to keep the images coming

Work fearlessly in dusty or damp conditions and keep peace of mind when in freezing or terribly hot, humid conditions. Weather sealed in ten places along the barrel, the GF50mmF3.5 R LM WR is capable of operating in temperatures down to 14[!]deg;F (-10[!]deg;C).

The GF50mmF3.5 R LM WR lens will be available Sept. 26 in the U.S. and Canada for a price of USD $999.95 and CAD $1,299.99. For more information, visit

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