Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

  This article is from Jiayou Online

   In January of this year, Fujinon released a new fixed-focus lens Fujinon XC35mmF2 at the same time as the new X-T series entry product X-T200. XC series lenses exist as the entry-level models of Fuji X-mount lenses, and their products generally exist as kit lenses for corresponding cameras. This Fujinon XC35mmF2 can be regarded as the first non-kit lens in the XC series.

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Fujinon XC35mmF2

   Fujinon XC35mmF2 lens has an equivalent focal length of 52mm in 35mm specifications. This new fixed-focus lens weighs only 130g and is 46.5mm long. It has a 6-group 9-element lens group structure, including two aspheric lenses, which can present clear and sharp images.

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Fujinon XC35mmF2

   Because of the use of an internal focusing system with a stepping motor, the autofocus operation is fast and almost silent. It can drive the fixed focus lens quickly and accurately, so its autofocus operation is fast and almost silent. The lens presents a silky and rich blur effect, while providing excellent portability and high-speed autofocus capabilities.

  Appearance introduction

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Fujinon XC35mmF2 lens body

   Fujinon XC35mmF2 overall design is simple, compact and lightweight, the entire lens weighs only 130g and the size is 58.4mm x 46.5mm. It is very suitable to match the same small X-T200 or X-A series.

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Fujinon XC35mmF2 Coating

The lens structure of   XC35mmF2 is designed with 9 elements in 6 groups, including 2 aspheric lenses, which can present clear and sharp images. The lens filter diameter is 43mm. The lens aperture is a circular aperture composed of 9 blades.

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Fujinon XC35mmF2 Bayonet

   Fujinon XC35mmF2’s mount is made of plastic, but since the lens itself weighs only 130g, there is no need to worry too much about the strength of the plastic mount.

  Resolution test

   Next we will test the resolution of Fujinon XC35mmF2 in actual scenes. The entire scene has a rich level of detail, and the frontal composition is also used to ensure that the edge of the picture can also be in focus, so that the resolution of the edge can be better reflected and be relatively objective.

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Schematic diagram of interception area

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Fujinon XC35mmF2 Resolution test comparison table

   Through the comparison, we can see that the center of this lens performs very evenly at the various apertures, and the picture quality is the best when it is received at F4. The resolution of the edges is reduced relative to the center, but overall it is very satisfactory. The best aperture is also at F4. In the case of full aperture, the picture sharpness is outstanding.

   Aperture Test

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

  Aperture Blur Test Table

   From the test chart, you can clearly see the difference of the background blur effect under different apertures. Fujinon XC35mmF2 has a very soft and beautiful background when the F2 aperture is fully opened.

   Vignette test

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Fujinon XC35mmF2 vignetting test table

   Through the real shot test, we can see that Fujinon XC35mmF2 has no vignetting at any aperture, and its vignetting control performance very good.

   distortion test

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Fujinon XC35mmF2 distortion test

   From the proofs, Fujinon XC35mmF2 has slight pillow-shaped distortion, and the degree of distortion is not large. Therefore, in daily use, users don’t need to worry about distortion at all, and just take pictures as much as they want.

   Samples appreciation

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Focal length: 35mm ISO: 160 Aperture: F8 Shutter: 1/680s

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Focal length: 35mm ISO: 160 Aperture: F8 Shutter: 1/160s

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Focal length: 35mm ISO: 160 Aperture: F5.6 Shutter: 1/210s

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Focal length: 35mm ISO: 160 aperture: F2 Shutter: 1/2700s

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Focal length: 35mm ISO: 160 Aperture: F2 Shutter: 1/220s

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Focal length: 35mm ISO: 160 Aperture: F2 Shutter: 1/300s

  More proofs

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Focal length: 35mm ISO: 160 Aperture: F5.6 Shutter: 1/210s

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Focal length: 35mm ISO: 160 Aperture: F2 Shutter: 1/3000s

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Focal length: 35mm ISO :160 Aperture: F2 Shutter: 1/4000s

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Focal length: 35mm ISO: 160 Aperture: F2 Shutter: 1/1300s

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Focal length: 35mm ISO: 160 Aperture: F2.8 Shutter: 1/2500s

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Focal length: 35mm ISO: 160 Aperture: F2 Shutter: 1/3200s

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Focal length: 35mm ISO: 160 light Circle: F2 Shutter: 1/4000s

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Focal length: 35mm ISO: 160 Aperture: F8 Shutter: 1/250s

  Editor’s summary

   From the test results, Fujinon XC35mmF2 is a compact with excellent imaging Lens. The focus is fast and accurate, and at the same time very silent. In fact, this is Fuji’s second 35mm focal length F2 lens, and the other is Fujinon XF35mmF2 R WR. Compared with XF35mmF2 R WR, XC35mmF2 has the same lens structure and the same lens parameters. The price of XC35mmF2 is half cheaper. XF35mmF2 R WR is twice as expensive, but compared to XC35mmF2, it has more robust metal lens body, metal bayonet, aperture ring and dust and drip resistance, so we can simply regard XC35mmF2 as a reduced version of XF35mmF2 R WR , Both are excellent in shooting performance, users can choose the right lens according to their actual needs.

Cost performance highlights Fujinon XC35mmF2 review

   Fujinon XC35mmF2

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