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Fujifilm XF 55-200mm f/3.5-4.8 R LM OIS

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Overall 8
8.0

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 55-200mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS

PC Magazine
10 April 2014
  • Conclusion: There's not much bad to say about the Fujifilm Fujinon XF 55-200mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS—it's one of the best 55-200mm lenses we've seen, but it is on the pricey side.
  • Pros: Edge-to-edge sharpness wide open. Wider aperture than competing lenses. Optical stabilization system. Sturdy build.
  • Cons: Pricey. Lacks weather sealing.
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Overall 8
8.3

Expert Review

DP Review
3 July 2011
  • Summary: The XF 55-200mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS is a relatively portable, well-made telephoto zoom that delivers consistently fine images. Focusing is essentially silent and reasonably fast, at least with static subjects, and the optical image stabilisation works very well. It's a natural complement to the XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS zoom.
  • Pros: Impressive image quality at all settings, Exceptionally low chromatic aberration, Minimal distortion or vignetting visible in normal use ( via software correction), Essentially silent autofocus, Very effective image stabilization, Convenient on-lens aperture ring, Solid construction
  • Cons: Images can look a little soft on the pixel level (due to software correction of pincushion distortion), Autofocus not as fast as its peers, Expensive
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REVIEW: Fujifilm Fujinon XF 55-200mm f/3.5-4.8 R LM OIS Lens Review

photodo
3 July 2011
  • Excerpt: Handling and features This telephoto zoom lens for the Fuji X-Pro1 camera provides a field of view equivalent to a 84-305mm lens on a 35mm camera and sports Fujifilm's new linear focusing motor, which promises improved focus speeds and performance. Optical image stabilisation is also included, which promises to allow sharp hand-held images to be taken at shutter speeds up to 4.5 stops slower than without the technology.
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Lens Test: Fujifilm XF 55–200mm f/3.5–4.8 R LM OIS

Pop Photo
1 September 2004
  • Excerpt: In April 2013, this 55–200mm f/3.5–4.8 OIS zoom ($699, street) joined the Fujinon 18–55mm f/2.8–4 zoom ($699, street) to round out a relatively fast and useful XF-series optical system for Fujifilm’s impressive X-series of ILCs. How good is it?An 84–305mm full frame equivalent, the 55–200mm f/3.5–4.8 includes a built-in stabilizer, two ED and one Super ED elements for controlling chromatic aberration, and has a unique soft-sided lens pouch that doubles as a cleaning...
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Fujifilm XF 55-200mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS

PhotographyBLOG
15 July 2013
  • Excerpt: At the 55mm end of the zoom range, the Fujifilm XF 55-200mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS lens has a wide angle of view of 29 degrees.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fujifilm XF 55-200mm f/3.5-4.8 R LM OIS Review

ePHOTOzine
9 July 2013
  • Excerpt: camera provides a field of view equivalent to a 84-305mm lens on a 35mm camera and sports Fujifilm's new linear focusing motor, which promises improved focus speeds and performance. Optical image stabilisation is also included, which promises to allow sharp hand-held images to be taken at shutter speeds up to 4.5 stops slower than without the technology.
  • Pros: Excellent performance at 55mm, Low distortion, Good build quality, Very effective optical stabilisation, Fast linear focusing motor
  • Cons: Drop off in sharpness as lens is zoomed towards telephoto, May be a little pricey when compared to equivalent lenses for other systems
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