differences

Reasons to consider the Fujifilm XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM O.I.S.

Smaller diameter 65 mm vs 83 mm
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More than 20% smaller lens at the end
Shorter 70 mm vs 106 mm
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More than 30% shorter
Slightly lighter 330 g vs 0.7 kg
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Around 50% lighter
Fujifilm XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM O.I.S. Learn more about
the Fujifilm XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM O.I.S.

Reasons to consider the Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR

Much narrower aperture f/22 vs f/4
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At its narrowest, the XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR goes 4.9 f-stops narrower
Has a constant aperture Yes vs No
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Constant aperture lenses offer the same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Slightly more zoom 3.4x vs 3.1x
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More than 10% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR Learn more about
the Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
55 mm

competitors

Fujifilm XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM O.I.S. Competitors

Fujifilm XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 O.I.S.

Fujifilm XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 O.I.S.

Portrait lens

Wide minimum Slightly narrower aperture
Weight Slightly lighter
Aperture Narrower aperture
Fujifilm XF 27mm f/2.8

Fujifilm XF 27mm f/2.8

Lens

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Zoom range Less zoom
Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

Low light lens

$299 - $319

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Prime lens Is a prime lens
Auto focus Auto focus

Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR Competitors

Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R O.I.S.

Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R O.I.S.

Lens

Length Slightly shorter
Weight Slightly lighter
Aperture Narrower aperture
Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R

Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R

Low light lens

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Zoom range Less zoom
Fujifilm XF 23mm f/1.4 R

Fujifilm XF 23mm f/1.4 R

Low light lens

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Zoom range Less zoom

discussion Which do you think is better?

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