Fujifilm Tries to Throw Off Trackers With Patent Trick, XF 13mm F/1.8 Prime Lens Incoming?

A new patent, discovered by Egami, suggests that Fujifilm could be working on a new 20mm F/1.8 equivalent lens for their X-Series. The machine translation of the patent is imperfect, leading to some possible misunderstandings, but from what I could gather, it looks like Fuji tried to somehow slip this patent under the radar by scaling down to a 1mm optical system. Egami speculates this is to throw off patent trackers and other lens manufacturers. Some reports seem to indicate that the lens itself will be a 20mm F/1.8, which seems to be a mistake.

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