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07 Jul Fuji announce long-awaited 24MP X-T2 mirrorless camera

Source: Macfilos

Image: Fuji sample from X-T2

The long-awaited upgrade to the X-T1 is here. With its 24MP sensor and many other improvements, the X-T2 becomes the flagship X System body and complements the X-Pro2 which was announced earlier this year. Fuji has now moved to the concept of “joint flagships” with the X-T2 taking is place as an equal alongside the X-Pro2.

Although the X-T2 looks almost identical to its predecessor it is slightly larger in all dimensions, something that is only noticeable when the two cameras are placed side by side. It has bigger ISO, shutter speed and exposure compensation dials, press-to-release switches on ISO and shutter speed. The body shares the water-resistant practicality of the X-T1 but now incorporates twin SD card slots, both UHS-II compatible. The thumb joystick addition to the control set apes the precedent of the X-Pro2.

Screen size and resolution remains the same 3in 1.04MP resolution but does not feature touch control. The screen has a three-way tilt, an improvement over the X-T1.

Viewfinder is the same 2.36 million dot OLED panel seen in the X-T1 but it is claimed to offer up to twice the brightness and better visual quality in low light. Refresh rate, however, goes up from 54fps to 60fps and a boost function drags this up to all of 100fps for much smoother visual acuity in normal conditions. Boost mode is a user-configurable option but is said to be detrimental to battery life. 

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