Fujifilm XF 23mm F1.4 R Review

4.5
November 1, 2013 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Fujifilm XF 23mm F1.4 R.

Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM

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The Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM is a new moderate wide-angle prime lens. Boasting built-in image stabilisation and fast and quite auto-focusing, the plastic-bodied EF 35mm f/2 IS USM is a more affordable alternative to Canon's professional wide-angle primes. Read our in-depth Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM review complete with full-size sample images.

Fujifilm XC 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS

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The Fujifilm XC 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS is an affordable standard zoom lens for Fujifilm X-series compact system cameras. Offering a focal range of 24-76mm in 35mm terms, built-in image stabilisation, a compact and lightweight design, and fast and quiet auto-focusing, is the Fujifilm XC 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS a worthy addition to the Fujifilm X-system? Read our Fujifilm XC 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS review to find out...

Fujifilm XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS

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The Fujifilm XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS is a fast standard zoom lens for Fujifilm X-series compact system cameras. Offering a focal range of 27-84mm in 35mm terms, 4 stops of built-in image stabilisation, a compact and lightweight design, 0.1 second auto-focusing and an aperture ring, is the Fujifilm XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS a viable alternative to the XF prime lenses that have been released so far? Read our Fujifilm XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS review to find out...

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G

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The AF-S 35mm f/1.4G from Nikon is a moderate wide-angle lens in the full-frame FX format, or a fast standard prime when mounted on a DX body. The 35mm f/1.4 features 10 optical elements in seven groups with one aspherical lens element and a Rear Focus (RF) system incorporating a Silent Wave Motor which provides smooth and fast autofocus with full-time manual focus override. Retailing for $1,799.95 / £1,485.99, read our expert Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G review to find out if it's worth the hefty investment.

Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/1.8

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The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.8 is a fast moderate wide-angle lens for the Micro Four Thirds system. Featuring a maximum aperture of f/1.8 plus depth-of-field and distance indicators, the new M.Zuiko Digital ED 17mm f/1.8 features the faster MSC (Movie & Stills Compatible) auto focus mechanism. Read our Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/1.8 review to find out if this prime lens deserves a place in your camera bag...

Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/2.8

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The M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/2.8 was the first Olympus lens for the Micro Four Thirds system when it was launched alongside the E-P1 back in 2009. Offering a 34mm focal length and a relatively bright maximum aperture of f/2.8, this moderate wide-angle lens is still sold in kits with Olympus' more recent MTF bodies. Read our Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/2.8 review to find out if this tiny lens justifies a place in your camera bag.

Samyang 35mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC

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The Samyang 35mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC is a moderate wide-angle prime lens for full-frame and APS-C DSLRs. The Samyang 35mm f/1.4 is a much more affordable alternative to the Nikon and Canon equivalents thanks largely to being manual-focus only. Read our in-depth Samyang 35mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC review complete with full-size sample images.

Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM

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The Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM is a moderate wide-angle lens in the full-frame format, or a fast standard prime when mounted on an APS-C body. The 35mm f/1.4 features 13 optical elements in seven groups with one aspherical lens element and a HSM focusing system which provides quiet, smooth and fast autofocus with full-time manual focus override. Retailing for £799 / $899, read our expert Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM review to find out if it's a worthy alternative to the Canon, Nikon and Sony equivalents.

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