The Fujinon XF 16-80mm f/4 R boasts a staggering 6 stops of stabilization!

Fujinon XF 16-80mm f/4 R boasts up to a staggering 6 stops of stabilization!
(Image credit: Fujifilm)

Fujifilm has announced the latest addition to its APS-C range of XF lenses, the 5x optical zoom Fujinon XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR. 

While the lens had been prematurely revealed to the public thanks to an earlier leak by the usual online sources, there are a number of tasty features and that still provided some nice surprises.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.