05 Mar COMPARISON REVIEW: FUJIFILM X-T30 a MINI X-T3 !

Source: Bjorn Moerman

On February 14, pretty much exactly 2 year after the release of the X-T20, its successor, the FUJIFILM X-T30 was released by Fujifilm Japan.

When the X-T3 (review here) was released 5 months ago, it didn’t go unnoticed in the photography community! Personally I believe the X-T3 is probably the best featured camera in the X-series line, as of today.
Immediately after the announcement of the X-T3, some people started speculating whether a scaled down version like we had after the X-T2, would come out. Since the X-T1, Fujifilm has followed the tradition to bring out the small brother of the X-Tx line about 6 months after initial launch.
Early February and courtesy of the great guys of Fujifilm Middle East, I was given a black box with a brand new X-T30. Yes, given is a big word. Unfortunately I need to return the camera!

It obviously comes with the usual disclaimer that the image quality and camera firmware might not be final; the hardware did however look pretty close to the final product as did the packaging. I’m an X-Photographer (brand ambassador), but what is below is my own opinion and not that of Fujifilm. I’m not paid by Fujifilm to write what is below.

HOW DOES IT COMPARE TO THE X-T20?
While the X-T20 is available in two colors (black and silver) the X-T30 will also be selling in a new “Charcoal Silver”; the one I tested and probably the colour I would get myself!

SENSOR AND PROCESSOR
While some changes are clearly visible from the outside, the most noteworthy are not. The “old” X-Trans III sensor has been replaced with the new 26.1Mpx BSI…

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