Fujifilm X-T2 Mirrorless Camera Hands-On Preview

The new Fujifilm X-T2 mirrorless camera houses the latest generation 24.3MP X-Trans CMOS III APS-C sensor with no low-pass filter, boasting the highest performance in the history of X Series. This allows it to produce crisp image resolution comparable to that of cameras equipped with larger sensors and higher pixel counts, all in a more compact and classically-designed body.

The Fujifilm X-T2’s compact and lightweight camera body is also dust-resistant, water-resistant and capable of operating at temperatures as low as -10°C. Its autofocus and electronic viewfinder performance have both been substantially improved, making it more adaptable than ever before at shooting a moving subject under difficult conditions, such as sports or wildlife photography, which had previously been considered difficult with mirrorless cameras.

For the first time in the X Series, the Fujifilm X-T2 supports 4K video recording. The Film Simulation modes, used for still images, can also be applied to video to easily produce premium-quality footage.

 

Fujifilm X-T2 Hands-On Preview

Right after its official launch, we were given the opportunity to handle the Fujifilm X-T2, and we took the opportunity to take a video of it. Check it out!

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Fujifilm X-T2 Specifications

Model Name

FUJIFILM X-T2

Number of effective pixels

24.3 million pixels

Image sensor

23.6mm×15.6mm (APS-C) X-Trans CMOS III with primary color filter

Sensor cleaning

Ultrasonic vibrations using piezoelectric elements

Storage media

SD memory card / SDHC memory card / SDXC memory card UHS-II*7

Lens mount

FUJIFILM X mount

Sensitivity

Standard ISO sensitivity

AUTO (Control available up to ISO12800)
ISO200 – 12800 (1/3 steps) (Standard Output Sensitivity)

Extended ISO sensitivity

ISO100/25600/51200

Viewfinder

Electronic viewfinder
0.5-inch, approx. 2.36-million dot color LCD viewfinder (Coverage of viewing area vs. capturing area: approx. 100%)
Eye point:  Approx. 23mm (from the rear end of the camera’s eyepiece)
Diopter adjustment: -4m-1-+2m-1
Magnification: 0.77x
Horizontal angle of view: Approx. 31° (Diagonal angle of view: approx. 38°)
Built-in eye sensor

LCD monitor

3.0-inch, aspect ratio 3:2, approx. 1,040K-dot, three-directional tilting color LCD monitor (approx. 100% coverage)

Continuous shooting

14.0 fps (with the Electronic Shutter), 8.0 fps (with the Mechanical Shutter)
11.0 fps (with the Mechanical Shutter and when fitted with VPB-XT2)

Movie recording

4K : 3840 x 2160 29.97P/25P/24P/23.98P up to approx. 10 min.
Full HD : 1920 x 1080 59.94P/50P/29.97P/25P/24P/23.98P up to approx. 15 min.
HD : 1280 x 720 59.94P/50P/29.97P/25P/24P/23.98P up to approx. 30 min.
* Use a card with the UHS Speed Class 3 or higher.

Power supply

Rechargeable battery NP-W126S (Lithium-ion type) (included)

Dimensions / Weight

132.5 mm (W) X 91.8mm (H) X 49.2mm (D) (Minimum depth: 35.4mm)
Approx. 507g (including battery and memory card)
Approx. 457g (excluding battery and memory card)

Standard number of frames per charge

Approx. 340 (when mounted with XF35mmF1.4R and shooting in the Normal mode)

Accessories included

Lithium-ion battery NP-W126S, Battery charger BC-W126, Shoe-mount flash EF-X8
Shoulder strap, Body cap, Metal strap clip, Protective cover, Clip attaching tool, Vertical Power Booster Grip connecter cover,
Hot shoe cover, Sync terminal cover, Owner’s manual, Warranty documents

 

Fujifilm X-T2 Price

The Fujifilm X-T2 body is priced at RM 7,688 / ~US$ 1,899. The Fujifilm X-T2 with the Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4.0 kit lens bundle is priced at RM 8,988 / ~US$ 2,239. They will come with a free 32 GB UHS-II SD card.

 

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