Fujifilm Has Announced Updates To A Pair Of Their APS-C X-Series Cameras
Fujifilm is just announcing two new cameras, though they will be very familiar to anyone that follows the company’s product lines. The X100F and X-T20 are successors to the X100T and X-T10, respectively, feature familiar designs with the new sensors and processors that debuted with the higher-end X-Pro2 and X-T2 last year. Both the new Fijifilm cameras will be exclusively available in the US.
The Fujifilm X100F is the newest sibling in the much-loved X100 line of compact, and also fixed-focal-length cameras. The new X100F model has an ‘advanced hybrid viewfinder’ similar to what you see on the X-Pro2 and also a 35mm f/2.0 lens. It is an optical rangefinder-style peephole with up to 6x magnification and digital overlays for extra information about your shot—things like focus peaking and exposure settings. It offers same hybrid hybrid phase- and contrast-detection autofocus system as the X-T20.
In addition to featuring Fujifilm’s latest 24.3MP X-Trans III sensor, the new X-T20 features new touchscreen controls that enable you to both capture shots and review your images. The new X-T20 also seed a host of other improvements including a 4K video shooting up to 30fps and a boosted ±5 stops of exposure compensation.
Users can now add a Grain effect for a distinctive film-like graininess, in addition to Fujifilm’s film-simulation filters.
Like the X100F, the Fujifilm X-T20 also features 91 autofocus points that easily cover the full image sensor.
While both cameras are cheaper than the X-Pro2, they will still set you back. The Fujifilm X100F goes on sale next month for $1,300, while X-T20 is $900 for the body or $1,200 for a kit that includes an 18-55mm, and f/2.8-f/4 zoom lens. Of course, both of the cameras are replacing models that are still superb. The previous Fujifilm X-T10 and X100T are capable shooters, and because they are one year or two old, they’ll see a price drop now that the newest version are out.