07 Jul Firmware Update for Fujifilm X-Pro2 & Updated Lens Roadmap

Firmware Update for X-Pro2

Fujifilm Corporation has announced that it will release firmware update Ver. 2.0.for the FUJIFILM X-Pro2 rangefinder-style mirrorless digital camera in October 2016. With the firmware update, the FUJIFILM X-Pro2 and the new FUJIFILM X-T2 will stand side-by-side as “double flagship” X Series cameras.

The update will include:

– The new autofocus algorithm that is implemented on the new FUJIFILM X-T2 to produce faster and more accurate autofocus will also be implemented on the FUJIFILM X-Pro2. (Excludes the new AF-C Custom Settings functions)

– Compatibility with the new hot-shoe mount flash EF-X500. The camera will now be enabled with high-speed flash sync and multi-flash lighting.

– AUTO POWER OFF will now have 15 sec, 30 sec, and 1 min. options, allowing more customizable power management.

– The parallax correction function will be improved to provide a more accurate and easier-to-use Optical Viewfinder.

Planned release date: October, 2016

Update Fujifilm Lens RoadMap

Fujifilm updates its development roadmap for interchangeable lenses for the “X series” of digital cameras.
Three new interchangeable prime lenses form a 25-lens line up that supports a wide range of shooting subjects
FUJIFILM Corporation has released an updated roadmap for developing interchangeable lenses for the X series of mirrorless digital cameras.

The latest roadmap adds three new lenses:

23mm F2 R WR – a semi-wide angle lens that gives the field of view equivalent to 35mm (in the 35mm film format). The compact, lightweight and stylish lens features a high-speed