Filmplusgear-com-Fujifilm-X-H1-MKX-1Very exiting day today. Fujifilm has just announced the Fujifilm X-H1 Camera and MKX 18-55 and MKX 50-135mm T2.9 Cinema Lenses.

Fujifilm shows that they are seriuos about high-end filmmakers with this new Cinema 4K 200Mbit hybrid camera with IBIS and two lovely cinema lenses (imo) to rival the Panasonic GH5 and the Sony a6500…

Fujifilm X-H1 camera

The most exiting features of this camera are:

  • Internal 5-axis IBIS (Image Stabilization)
  • Cinema 4K in 17:9 format
  • DCI 4096 x 2160 cinema 4K at 200Mbit/s bitrate
  • Full HD recording with 120fps
  • F-LOG internal recording with Rec.2020 wide colour gamut
  • Film simulation modes (with new ETERNA mode)
  • 12 stops dynamic range

Fujifilm MKX 18-55 and 50-135mm T2.9 Cinema Lenses

Along with the X-H1 Fujifilm has also announced the new MKX 18-55mm T2.9 and MKX 50-135mm T2.9 cinema lenses for X-mount. Basicly the same as the MK lenses for the Sony E-mount with a slightly varied design.

Like on the the original MK lenses, the MKXfeatures Lightweight, clickless aperture, 200 degrees focus throw, no focus breathing, parfocal and has hardstops.

From the press release:

FUJINON MKX18-55mmT2.9 Key Features

Compatible with all FUJIFILM X Series interchangeable system cameras
Compact, lightweight lens weighing just 1,080g with external dimensions (maximum diameter x length) of 87mm x 206.6mm
Comprised of 22 glass elements in 17 groups with 6 super extra low dispersion lens elements and 2 extra low dispersion lens elements
Achieves maximum aperture of F2.8 and minimum aperture of F22 for close-up shots
Focus range of 0.85m/2ft 9” with wide macro function and 0.38m/1ft 2.9” at wide end and angle of view at 76.5° – 29.0°

FUJINON MKX50-135mmT2.9 Key Features

Compatible with all FUJIFILM X Series interchangeable system cameras
Compact, lightweight lens weighing just 1,080g with external dimensions (maximum diameter x length) of 87mm x 206.6mm
Comprised of 22 glass elements in 17 groups with 2 extra low dispersion lens elements and 2 super extra low dispersion lens elements
Achieves maximum aperture of F2.8 and minimum aperture of F22 for close-up shots
Focus range of 1.2 m/3 ft. 11” with wide macro function and 0.85 m/2 ft. 9” at wide end and angle of view at 31.7° – 12.0°
Accessories Included in Both Lenses

Tripod collar foot
Support foot
Zoom lever
Lens cap
Lens rear cap
Lens hood
Wrapping cloth
Availability and Pricing

The FUJINON MKX18-55mmT2.9 and cinema lens will be available in Spring/Summer 2018 in the U.S. and Canada for USD $3,999.95.

The FUJINON MKX50-135mmT2.9 cinema lens will also be available in Spring/Summer 2018 in the U.S. and Canada for USD $4,299.95.