Fujifilm X-T2 with new AF system and 4K video now official
Fujifilm has just officially announced its latest mirrorless camera and sucessor to the X-T1 of 2014, the new Fujifilm X-T2.
The new X-T2 features lots of improvements from its predecessor. For one, the sensor was bumped to 24MP X-Trans CMOS III from the X-T1’s 16MP X-Trans CMOS II. The company also increased its single AF points to 325, and the number of Zone focusing points to 91. 40% of the imaging area is covered with Phase-Detect AF pixels while 65% is covered by Contrast-Detect. Video recording gets an upgrade as well with 4K resolution support.
Fujifilm X-T2 key features:
* 24.3MP X-Trans CMOS III Sensor
* Dust and moisture-resistant body – 63 points of weather sealing
* X-Processor Pro – 0.06 seconds fast AF
* 0.48-inch, 2.36 million dot OLED viewfinder
* Full 4K 3840×2160 30P/25P/24P shooting
* Four different display modes: Full, Normal, Dual and Vertical
* 1.04M dot 3″ tilting LCD monitor w/ tempered glass
* Digital Split Image and Focus Highlight Peaking
* Wi-Fi and remote camera operation
* ISO200 – 6400, extended ISO 100, 12800, 25600, Auto, High ISO 512000
* Lens Modulation Optimizer technology
* In-camera RAW converter
* Die-cast magnesium body
* Two command dials and six Function buttons
* Interval timer shooting for Time Lapse photography
* Advanced filters and Film Simulations, including ACROS
The new FUJIFILM X-T2 (body only) will be available in September 2016 in the U.S. for USD $1,599.95. The X-T2 and XF18-55mm (27-84mm) kit will be available in September 2016 in the U.S. for USD $1,899.95.