Fujifilm introduces X-T2 system camera with autofocus 325 points




Fujifilm presented the X-T2. The compact system camera features a 24.3-megapixel sensor in the APS-C format. The camera can capture 4K videos and photographs in conjunction with an optional booster grip with up to 11fps.

The Fujifilm X-T2 is the successor to the X-T1 which was launched in 2014. The new model has a higher resolution of 24.3 megapxiels, a sensor in the APS-C format. Also, it is off-hybrid system, which makes use of contrast and phase detection, improved. There are a total of 325 focus points available, which make use phase detection 169.

Fuji Film promises with respect to the X-Pro2 an improved algorithm for continuous autofocus. This should better enable the camera to follow topics and sharp capture. The X-T2 has an image processor that film in 4K resolution of 3840×2160 pxiels allows a maximum of 30fps. 1080p resolution can be filmed at 60fps.

Fujifilm X-T2
Fujifilm X-T2
Fujifilm X-T2
Fujifilm X-T2

The maximum shooting speed of the camera itself is 8fps, but by mounting the VBP-X2, an optional battery grip that can accommodate two additional batteries, which runs up to 11fps. There is also a 5fps present-position, in which it is still possible to do without interruptions to see the image on the screen and in the electronic viewfinder.

The device features a tilting 3 “screen with 104,000 pixels. The electronic viewfinder has an OLED panel with 2.36 million pixels and a magnification 0,77x. The housing, which is sealed against dust and moisture, are two memory slots for sD cards available. the supplied battery should be good for taking 340 pictures on a full charge.

Fujifilm has announced a euro price yet, but the camera gets in the US retail price of $ 1600. There will also be a kit including XF18-55mm lens for $ 1900. Converted VAT-inclusive prices are about 1745 and 2072 euros. The camera comes in September on the market.

Fujifilm roadmap Simultaneously with the camera Fujifilm has a new flash announced : the EF-X500, which can be used on the X-T1, T2-X and X-Pro2. For the Fujifilm X-Pro2 will be available a firmware update in October, which new features to the camera brings , including the improved autofocus algorithm from the X-T2.

Finally shows Fujifilm a new version of its roadmap for lenses that are coming. The new schedule adds three new lenses to a 23mm f / 2, 50mm f / 2 80mm f / 2.8 Macro. The latter takes the place of the previously announced 120mm f / 2.8 Macro. The 23mm has yet to come to market in 2016, while the 50mm and 80mm in 2017 will make their appearance.


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