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Sony Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Fujifilm

Sony vs Fuji

Just like Nikon Fuji also feeling some heat waves. According to News Mag thestreet.com the U.S international is soon going to launch a investigation into Fujifilm (FUJIY) magnetic tape cartridge and component imports following a patent infringement complaint by Sony.

The complaint was filed back in January 2017. Sony claims that magnetic tap cartridge uses Sony tech without a license / permission from Sony.

It’s look like world leading Mirrorless makers fight is going beyond ring.

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Fujifilm Patent - 20mm F1.8

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Fuji  patent 20mm F1.8 Lens for its X series camera. Fujifilm already have XF 16mm f/1.4 and XF 23mm f/1.4 R Lens. The 20mm lens will fill the gap in-between.

Fujifilm Patent – 20mm F1.8 Lens

Patent publication number 2016-218170
Release date 2016.12.22
Application date 2015.5.18
Example 1
Β 0 – -0.03 – – 0.13
F ‘1.01
FNo. 1.90 1.92 1.97
2 ω 96.4 95.8 93.2
Fujifilm patents
Negative restriction
Rear focus

Also see – Fuji X100F Coming on Jan 19, 2017  | See Early comparison – Fuji X100F vs Fuji X100T

Click here to browse all the wide angle X-series lenses at B&H Store.

Fujifilm Patent - 16-55mm F2.8 OIS Lens

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We already have non IS version of the lens for Fuji X-series camera [B&H and Amazon] but the recent patent document suggest the upcoming version of the 15-55mm F2.8 lens will have built-in image stabilization system and improved optics. The lens is weather sealed and features internal Focus motor as of its predecessor.

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Description, self-interpretation of the patent literature (translated by google)

  • Patent Publication No. 2016-109719
    • Published 2016.6.20
    • Filing date 2014.12.2
  • Example 1
    • Focal length f = 16.492 31.059 53.436
    • Bf 22.000
    • FNo. 2.88 2.74 2.89
    • Angle of view 2ω 87.0 48.6 28.8
    • Positive and negative positive and negative positive 5-group zoom
    • Anti-vibration (part of the third group)
    • Inner focus (group 4)

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Fujifilm 16mm F1.8 Lens Patent

Latest Fujifilm Patent surfaced over the web that shows a 16 mm wide angle prime lens with F1.8 aperture designed for a APS-C sensor based mirrorless camera.

Fuji 16mm

Patent details translated by google

  • Patent Publication No. 2016-99543
    • Published 2016.5.30
    • Filing date 2014.11.25
  • Example 1
    • Focal length 16.439
    • BF 27.209
    • Fno. 1.85
    • Total angle of view 83.0

see more patents by Fuji

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Fuji 20mm F1.8 Lens Patent

Fuji Lens patet imageA new Fujifilm patent surfaced over the web of Fuji 20mm F1.8 lens, take a look at the details below translated by google

Description, self-interpretation of the patent literature

  • Patent Publication No. 2016-95461
    • Published 2016.5.26
    • Filing date 2014.11.17
  • Example 1
    • Focal length 1mm
    • Bf 2.08 – 2.05 – 1.94
    • FNo 1.90 -. 1.92 – 2.00
    • Full angle of view 2ω 95.2 – 94.4 – 91.2

Also see latest Fuji Rumors here  |  Latest images of Fuji X-T2 leaked camera here

source – egami