Viltrox launches its 75mm f/1.2 autofocus portrait lens for Fuji X cameras

Teased on the finish of November with a bit little bit of a images leak, Viltrox has now formally introduced their new 75mm f/1.2 autofocus lens for Fuji X mirrorless cameras. The brand new lens provides to Viltrox’s current 13mm f/1.423mm f/1.4 Mark II33mm f/1.456mm f/1.4, and 85mm f/1.8 Mark II however marking a brand new milestone in most aperture at a really vibrant f/1.2.

It presents a full-frame equal area of view to round 112.5mm, with full autofocus help on Fuji X mount cameras. It homes 16 parts in 11 teams inside an aluminium alloy enclosure. The HD Nano multi-layer helps to repel grime and moisture with low-dispersion parts serving to to squash chromatic aberration and different potential points.

Viltrox boasts “extraordinarily superior excessive decision” capabilities that provide edge-to-edge sharpness and consistency. This can stay to be seen as soon as it begins stepping into individuals’s fingers, however for an f/1.2 portrait lens at this value ($549), I’m not going to get my hopes too excessive on this one. Viltrox does usually sit on the decrease finish of the lens pricing (and high quality) spectrum, however they might shock us. So, I’ll reserve judgement for now till I can see some unbiased pattern images.

As an autofocus lens, Viltrox says it incorporates their newest STM stepper motor algorithms for quick and exact autofocus and monitoring focus. They are saying it’s exact even when large open and intensely silent – which ought to be good for the video followers. What won’t be so good for video followers is the clicked aperture. Nevertheless, it may be rotated manually, or you’ll be able to management the aperture from the digital camera physique digitally, so that you do get a number of management choices.


It sports activities a 77mm filter thread on the entrance finish and has a minimal focus distance of round 88cm. A change on the facet of the lens permits you to rapidly change between handbook and autofocus, which Viltrox says helps the complete array of Fuji focusing modes, together with eye, face and animal detection. It additionally incorporates a built-in Kind-C USB port beneath the lens mount for performing firmware updates as they’re launched. The aperture is f/1.2 large open and stops all the way down to a minimal of f/16.

The Viltrox 75mm f/1.2 AF is at the moment accessible to pre-order now for $549 from the Viltrox web site. No phrase but on precisely when it’ll begin delivery however I count on we’ll see it pretty quickly within the new 12 months.