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Fujifilm XF18mmF2 R
8.8 out of 10

Fujifilm XF18mmF2 R

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Reviews and Problems with Fujifilm XF18mmF2 R

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Overall 6
6.0

Nice little lens

Rick, Crutchfield
5 March 2015
  • Summary: Beautiful, small and sharp in the center lens; only too soft in corners for my use. Wish it was sharp
  • Pros: Fast focus and very sharp in the center. Nice bokeh for a wide angle.
  • Cons: Soft in the corners Wide open
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Overall 6
6.0

A good lens if you can get past Fuji X system limitations

JB123, Amazon
9 August 2014
  • Summary: The small size and light weight of this lens were what first attracted me to it. Along with the fact that it was the widest X lens available for the original X system when released. It does make a very easy to carry package even on the heavy X-Pro1 body. Focusing is a mixed bag.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not too good, I'm sorry to say.

Gary Quick, Amazon
2 July 2014
  • Summary: The lens focus seems a little softer than the XF 18-55mm F2.8-4.0 Lens which is the kit lens that comes with the Fujifilm XT1. Also I was surprised by how loud the lens was when focusing. Overall disappointing.
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Overall 6
6.0

Sharp lens with punchy color--but......

Douglas Henderson, Amazon
18 April 2014
  • Summary: This is my only Fuji higher-end quality lens (bought used on Ebay for $400.00) and I'm a curious why this lens design has as many optical negatives as it does for all of Fujifilm's lens manufacturing clout--together with its high price.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not up to normal Fuji standards

William T. Pope, Amazon
13 April 2014
  • Summary: I really wanted to like this lens, because it's small and light and has a useful angle of view. (I find the 14mm, which is a fantastic sharp wide angle lens, to be a little too wide. I wish Fuji made a 16mm prime.) However, the edge sharpness in the 18mm is pretty mediocre.
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Overall 6
6.0

Excellent optics, fast, but inhales dust. Lens hood is terrible.

I. Norman, Amazon
27 February 2014
  • Summary: The smallest fast lens for your Fuji. It's got a brilliantly fast f/2 aperture that helps it work in very low light conditions. I love that it's so small. It's basically a pancake. I have no issues with the lenses sharpness or performance at all, it's downright awesome.
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Overall 6
6.0

Just okay

Tim G., Amazon
5 February 2014
  • Summary: I bought this lens to use at night around town and to allow me to stuff my XE1 into my pocket. It worked okay. Not nearly as crisp as the Fuji 35mm. It was only slightly crisper than the 18-55mm kit zoom. It does allow a very tight macro focus. I sold it and will likely replace it with the 23mm.
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice small lens

bm-photo, Adorama
1 October 2013
  • Excerpt: Decent small lens, but I notice a bit of CA on the edges in bright settings.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Reliable
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Overall 6
6.0

Cheap accessories and no DOF scale on the lens body...

K. Foust "KFo", Amazon
29 May 2013
  • Summary: The performance and quality of this lens is good albeit with two issues that really irritate me. The first is the quality of the lens cap and the cap that comes with the lens hood. These two accessories are like "copy exact" cheap almost non-functional replicas of good quality pieces.
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Overall 6
6.0

Better than usually reviewed

Lsanto, B&H Photo
25 October 2012
  • Excerpt: Good WA from Fuji, not stellar but much better than said by online reviews.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Lightweight
  • Cons: Slow Focus
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