Yes, at f2. The ‘Fujicron’ 23mmf2 can focus as close as 22cm (8.7″), but if shot wide open the image looks soft. Here’s a completely unscientific test with a cinnamon roll. These are shot at f2 and f4, same focus point.
Fujifilm is pretty good about keeping us in-the-loop about upcoming lenses with their Lens Roadmap. Now that the 3rd ‘Fujicron’ lens (the 50mmf2) is due to ship at the end of this month, we’re wondering what the next compact f2 prime will be.
Talk to any long time Fuji shooter, and you’ll hear a love story about the first time they used an X100, or maybe the X-Pro1. With a dreamy look in their eye, they’ll talk about how the small size and physical controls made them shoot more, and how incredible the images were.