TTArtisan has introduced a brand new 27mm f/2.8 XF lens that’s the first autofocus lens for the Fujifilm X-mount from the Chinese language model.
In response to the preliminary report by DPReview, the brand new all-metal physique lens (which is a 41mm equal on a full-frame system) is fabricated from six components in 5 teams that embrace two high-refractive index components. The aperture accessible ranges from f/2.8 to f/16 and leverages a seven-blade diaphragm. The lens additionally has a minimal focus distance of 13.8 inches (35 centimeters) and makes use of a 39mm entrance filter thread.
What’s attention-grabbing in regards to the new lens is it has a built-in USB connection permitting for straightforward upgrading of firmware with out the necessity of an extra dock to attach it. Related USB ports might be present in lenses by different third-party producers comparable to Yongnuo and Tokina.
The lens is 2.4 inches in diameter (61mm) by 1.1 inches lengthy (29mm) and weighs solely 93 grams (3.3 ounces), making it extremely simple to hold as a walkabout lens. The brand new autofocus lens reportedly presents a reasonably pronounced bokeh with a noticeable cats-eye impact on the edges of the body making it distinctive for road pictures and panorama work.
Gannon Burgett of DPReview notes that the addition of this autofocus lens means the corporate has now joined the ranks of different third-party producers providing autofocus programs like Sigma, Tamron, and Samyang/Rokinon for the Fujifilm APS-C X-mount system which is a welcome addition for Fujifilm shooters in search of a greater diversity of lens decisions and reasonably priced choices.
The TTArtisan 27mm f/2.8 AF lens for Fujifilm X-mount programs has already been listed on Amazon, but official pricing has not been launched on the time of publication. In response to the report, a consultant from TTArtisan says value particulars and orders ought to go stay someday tomorrow (October twenty eighth, 2022) at which level the official product web page from the corporate may even have it listed, together with full product particulars.