08 Mar FIRST LOOK REVIEW: FUJIFILM X-T200 – ENTRY LEVEL X-SERIES
Source: Bjorn Moerman
About 18 months ago, Fujifilm launched a new camera line which came in between the X-A5 and X-T20 cameras; check out my review of the X-T100 here.
The new series was mainly created as an entry level X-series for the new photographer that wants more manual control, a larger sensor than when using a smartphone and a viewfinder. Today it sits between the recently announced X-A7 and the somewhat older X-T30.
I used the camera on a ski-trip in Austria as well as on a few other occasions around Dubai. It comes with the typical disclaimers that the camera was a “sample” and that the firmware was not final; it actually had a version v71 installed.
It came with the XC15-45 f3.5/f5.6 Power zoom Optical Stabilized lens (OIS) lens: a lens that came out with the camera’s predecessor, the X-T100.
DESIGNFirst thing that stands out is how light the camera is; 370g to be precise. This is likely because of the use of plastic in most of the body parts of the camera. The built quality is in line with the market segment. It is undeniable that it does feel less expensive compared to the “Pro” bodies like the X-T3, X-Pro3, X-100V, etc…
Like the X-T100, the camera is small; when being used with the smaller lenses (like the XC15-45) and will easily fit in the average lady purse and most coat/jacket pockets. It comes in three colors; Silver (like I tested), Dark silver (my preferred one) and Champagne Gold.
While the X-T100 came with an
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