Nearly one year after its development announcement (which was itself a year after the original idea of producing an F1.0 XF lens), we’ve gotten our hands on a pre-production copy of the Fujifilm XF 50mm F1.0 R WR. Offering a 75mm-equivalent field of view, it’s the fastest-aperture mirrorless lens with autofocus that we’ve yet seen, and of course, offers wonderfully smooth blurred backgrounds for whatever subject you’re pointing it at. Take a look through our sample gallery to get a sense of how it performs.
The Panasonic Lumix DC-S5 is a full-frame mirrorless camera but in a body smaller than the Micro Four Thirds GH5. It includes updates to Panasonic’s DFD autofocus system, creative photo modes, and video features that come close to matching the more expensive S1H.
Nikon’s new entry-level mirrorless full-framer feels anything but entry-level. And it may well be the model best positioned to convert remaining F-mount holdouts to Z-mount.
The Canon EOS R6 doesn’t quite live up to the full promise of its do-everything specs, but it’s a great photographers’ camera.
The Sony a9 II didn’t make a huge splash in the industry when it launched, but it’s certainly left an impression on us. Read our full review to see why it’s got the best autofocus system we’ve ever seen.