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07 Jul Elevating X-Trans? Fujifilm X-T2 First Impressions Review

Source: DP Review

The Fujifilm X-T2 is an updated version of the company’s top-level DSLR-shaped APS-C camera. It’s built around the same 24MP X-Trans sensor as the X-Pro2 but ends up being much more than an X-T1 with more pixels. Instead, the X-T2 is a camera that does much to address the X-System’s remaining weaknesses, which can only broaden its already considerable appeal.

Fujifilm X-T2 Key Features: 24MP X-Trans CMOS III sensor 325 AF points (169 of which offer phase detection) AF point selection joystick 2.36M-dot OLED EVF with 0.005 sec refresh time (60 fps or 100 fps in boost mode) 3″ 1.04M-dot articulating LCD 4K UHD video at up to 30 fps for up to 10 min (30 min with booster grip) 8 fps continuous shooting with AF (11 fps with booster grip) 5 fps continuous shooting with live view updates between capture Dual SD card slots (UHS-II compatible) USB 3.0 socket

The X-Pro2 represented a good step forward for image quality within the system and the X-T2 gains all of that improvement, but there are also some considerable changes in terms of autofocus, video and flash control, suggesting Fujifilm wants its the X-T2 to be an all-round more capable camera than its predecessor, rather than just building on its existing strengths.

The body seems broadly unchanged at first glance but there’s a clever doubly-hinged flip-out screen that seems to offer many of the flexibility advantages of a fully articulated monitor while retaining the more compact form of a tilting screen.

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