23 Jul Viltrox 85mm f1.8 STM Lens Review: For Fujifilm X Series

Source: Fujifilm Insider

Fujifilm has released a ton of great lenses over the years, and has pretty much covered their bases when it comes to focal lengths except maybe in the ultra long telephoto area.  There are also a lot of third party lenses that will fit the Fuji X Series cameras with and without adapters.  One new lens that I recently tested that comes in X Mount is the Viltrox 85mm f1.8 STM.  Factoring in the crop factor from the Fuji’s APS-C sensor, and this lens becomes a 127.5mm equivalent.  This focal length is similar to Fujifilm’s own XF 90mm f2.  However, price wise, the XF 90mm retails for $949 where as the Viltrox retails for just $379.  That’s a huge difference, and oh, by the way, the Viltrox is autofocus as well :).  So, it does seem like this would make a great alternative for those looking for a longer telephoto that’s much more affordable, right?  Let’s take a closer look at it….

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